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London printed for John Trundle and are to be sold at his Shop in Smithfield



Title: A scourge for the pope, Satyrically scourging the itching sides of his obstinate brood, in England

First Line: Famous Brittany, give thankes to God on high

Tune: Room for &c

Authors:  Parker, Martin, d. 1656

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11P9: (aspects of) Christian Religion or the Church (as institution) ridiculed, criticized, or caricaturized
11P23: Roman Catholic Church
11P3111: Pope
25FF241: Unicorn

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41D221(+44): Head-gear (+ feathers used for clothes)
31A231: Standing figure
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
31A2512(+81): Arm stretched forward (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11K2: Devils in the form of (fabulous) animals
11K43: Devil or demons attacking mortals
44G321(SCOURGE): Instruments of torture, execution or punishment: scourge


Shelfmark: Firth c.23(24)

Notes:  Negative photograph of: Pepys Ballads I:60.

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