Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1685 and 1714


London: Printed for C. Bates, at the Sun and Bible in Pye- corner


Ballad - Roud Number: V34546

Title: The town-bully's bravery: or, The high-way Hector's ample confession of his lew'd life

First Line: I'm as bold a Hector as any's in the town

Tune: The Scotch haymaker

Themes:  Highwaymen


IconClass Codes:
41A12: Castle
45C13(SWORD)(+1): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword (+ during the battle)
45D311: Commander-in-chief, general, marshal
45H32: Charge ~ battle
46C131: Riding a horse, ass, or mule; rider, horseman
45H11: Signal to attack


Shelfmark: Firth c.23(45)

Notes:  Negative photograph of: Pepys Ballads II:164

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