Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V14948

Title: What my jackdaw said to me

First Line: Now in our house we have a bird, it is an old jackdaw

Subjects:  Wolseley, Garnet Joseph Wolseley, Viscount, 1833-1913Webb, Matthew, Captain, 1848-1883Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910Bonaparte, Napoleon Eugene Louis Jean Joseph, Prince Imperial, 1856-1879Chelmsford, Frederic Augustus Thesiger, Baron, 1827-1905

Themes:  Working classZulu War, 1879

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 24182

Title: Allen's farewell to his love

First Line: Farewell love, farewell love I'm going to leave thee

Themes:  Death


IconClass Codes:
61BB11(+51): Anonymous historical person portrayed - BB - woman (+ head (and shoulders) (portrait))


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(4115)

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