Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1681 and 1684


Pinted [sic] for J. Wright, J. Clarke, W. Thackeray, and T. Passinger


Ballad - Roud Number: V8310

Title: The Lancashire lovers: or, The merry wooing of Thomas and Betty

First Line: Thomas. My Betty thou knowst I have courted thee long

Tune: Loves tide


ESTC: R233235

Themes:  TransvestismWomen sailors

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
46A124: Knight
45C22: Armour
33C21: Courting
47I2211: Herd, flock
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
41D262: Fan
25G41: Flowers
42A252: Baby in swaddling clothes
42B31: Abandoning, exposing a child
82A(OEDIPUS): Male literary characters (with NAME)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D262: Fan
25G41: Flowers

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
31A231: Standing figure
41D263: Walking-stick, staff


Shelfmark: Douce Ballads 1(134b)

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