Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad

Title: Funeral's to-morrow

First Line: [I] will sing of Mick Megurk

Themes:  Fighting

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V30289

Title: Trafalgar

First Line: I'll sing of famed Trafalgr [sic] if you'll listen unto me

Subjects:  Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805

Themes:  Trafalgar, battle of, 1805

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 6404

Title: A flower from angel mother's grave

First Line: I've a casket at home that is fill'd with precious gems

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V4626

Title: Nelly's gone for ever

First Line: Leaving the village at the dawuing [sic]


IconClass Codes:
11Q21: One person praying
31A25221: Hands folded with fingers knit


Shelfmark: Firth c.13(226)

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