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Printed at London by G.E.


Ballad - Roud Number: V29526

Title: The deserved downfall of a corrupted conscience degraded from all authority and titles of knighthood

First Line: It was my chance of late in Westminster to be

Tune: The humming of the drone

Subjects:  Michell, Francis, Sir

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
31A231: Standing figure
41D23321: Boots
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
41D212: Coat, cape
46C1462: Spur

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A1253(+0): Knighting ceremonies (+ variant)
45B424: Reduction to the ranks ~ military disciplinary punishment
44G37: Public punishment (death not intended or involved)


Shelfmark: Firth c.23(50)

Notes:  Negative photograph of: Pepys Ballads I:142-143.

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