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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Date
    between 1685 and 1714

Imprint:

Printed for C. Bates, near Duck-Lane-end, in West-Smithfield



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Ballad - Roud Number: V8216

Title: The bloody fight of Flanders

First Line: Here is news from famous Flanders

Tune: Now the fatal fight is over

Themes:  Flanders


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D311: Commander-in-chief, general, marshal
46C131: Riding a horse, ass, or mule; rider, horseman

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C16(MUSKET)(+1): Firearms (with NAME) (+ during the battle)
45H3(+21): Battle (+ infantry)
45C16(CANNON)(+1): Firearms: cannon (+ during the battle)
44A3(+2)(ENGLAND): Flag, colours (as symbol of the state, etc.) (+ nation; national)
25I3: Farm or solitary house in landscape
45K1: Fortifications, military engineering

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
45C14(PIKE): Helved weapons, polearms (for striking, hacking, thrusting): pike
45B32: The company, the unit, the troop ~ military service
45F42: Marching away (troops)
45D12: (military) standard-bearer
45C9: Military music


Printings:

Shelfmark: Firth c.23(37)

Notes:  Negative photograph of: Pepys Ballads II:339. The troops on the right of the second illustration are labelled: French army


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