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Printed fro [sic] J. Blare at the Looking-Glass on London- Bridge


Ballad - Roud Number: V8016

Title: The royal court in mourning, for the death of our gracious king William

First Line: England, thy sun have shined many years

Tune: Aim not too high

Subjects:  William III, King of England, 1650-1702

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31E113: Last words and last favours, nuncupate
31A233: Kneeling figure
41A7612: Bed with tester
31A25344(+82): Wiping away tears (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
11Q21: One person praying
11P331: Functionaries and dignitaries ~ episcopal Protestant churches

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44B191: Crown (symbol of sovereignty)
44B192: Sceptre, staff (symbol of sovereignty)


Shelfmark: Firth c.23(23)

Notes:  Photograph of: Pepys Ballads V:145

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