Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:



Walker, Printer, Durham


Harding B 11(993) is another edition.

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 17733

Title: The drover-boy

First Line: I'm a merry hearted mountain drover boy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13839

Title: Love's roundelay

First Line: Oh, love is the fairy power

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V364

Title: The coal-black steed

First Line: The knight is on his steed again


IconClass Codes:
46A17: Working class, labourers
46C13142: Ass, donkey
41D2321(+81): Apron (+ men's clothes)
11P9: (aspects of) Christian Religion or the Church (as institution) ridiculed, criticized, or caricaturized
11P31521: Monk(s), friar(s)
11Q758: Procession ~ Christian religion
46C13186: Kicking (horse in motion)
11Q762: Passion cycle, Lent


Shelfmark: 2806 c.16(30)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(992)

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