Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1658 and 1664


Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, and W, Gilbertson


Ballad - Roud Number: V5248

Title: The wofull lamentation of Mistris Jane Shore, a Goldsmiths wife in London, sometimes King Edward the seconds Concubine, who for her wantan life came to a miserable end. Set forth for the example of all lewd women.

First Line: If Rosamond that was so faire

Tune: Live with me


ESTC: R186789

Subjects:  Shore, Jane, d. 1527Edward IV, King of England, 1442-1483

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D262: Fan
41D222(STANDING BAND): Neck-gear ~ clothing (with NAME)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41D262: Fan
31AA231(+3): Standing figure - AA - female human figure (+ sideview, profile)
25G41: Flowers


Shelfmark: Wood 401(45)

Notes:  Cropped at top; lacks title portion of second part. Torn at left edge. With: The description of Jane Shore [prose]. On the reverse of the sheet is pasted a woodcut with MS note by Wood: \"This picture was taken out of another ballad of Jane Shore\" [coded as illustration 2]

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