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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1658 and 1664


Printed for F. Coles, T. Uere [sic], and W. Gilbertson


Wood 402(63, 64) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 288

Title: The Norfolk gentleman his last will and testament

First Line: Now ponder well you parents dear

Tune: Rogero


ESTC: R41563

Themes:  OrphansMurder

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A17: Farm (building)
31AA236: Lying figure - AA - female human figure
31E2355: Violent death by hanging
41B4: On fire, ablaze
33B2: Duelling
34(+963): Man and animal (+ dying animal; death of animal; dead animal)
47I21: Cattle
31D11222(+72): Girl (child between toddler and youth) (+ two persons)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
24A6: Sun represented as face, wheel, etc.
25F24(STAG): Hoofed animals: stag


Shelfmark: Wood 401(109v, 110r)

Notes:  There is another ballad printed on the reverse.

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