Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V326

Title: Chaunting Benny, or The batch of ballads

First Line: When quite a babe my parents said as how I'd got a woice sir

Themes:  Ballad-sellers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1261

Title: Cluster of nuts

First Line: As me and my mistress were riding down by the green-wood side

Themes:  Adultery

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C16(MUSKET): Firearms (with NAME)
43C11482: Hunting horn
43CC114: Hunter - CC - female hunter, huntress

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I1461: Hay-stack
33C232: (lovers) kissing each other
47I149: Rest during harvest (eating, dancing, making love, etc.)
47I15(RAKE): Agricultural implements: rake


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(582)

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