Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1670 and 1697


Printed for A. Milbourn, and sold by R. Hayhurst, in Little- Britain


Ballad - Roud Number: V34839

Title: England's joy, for the taking off the chimney-money, or The nations hearty thanks for their majesties royal clemency

First Line: Come, England, make a joyful day

Tune: Hey boys up we go


ESTC: R187943

Themes:  Hearth tax

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41B2121: Fire-tongs
41B231: Warming-pan (for bed)
41C22: Kitchen-personnel

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D263: Walking-stick, staff

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
47I1(+21): Agriculture (+ men (labourers))
41D263: Walking-stick, staff


Shelfmark: Firth c.23(17)

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