Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

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Worcester: Printed by J. Butler, in the Garden-Market


Ballad - Roud Number: V791

Title: A lamentable ballad of the tragical end of a gallant lord and virtuous lady

First Line: In Rome a nobleman did wed


ESTC: T205413

Themes:  MurderAfricansMaster and servant


IconClass Codes:
41A12: Castle
46C1318: Horse in motion
32B321: African negroes
31A233: Kneeling figure
44G5111: Murder
43C111241: Stag-hunting
31B6(+917): Morphology of human expression (+ beseeching)
25G11: Groups of trees
25F36(DUCK): Water-birds: duck
31AA2731: Falling - AA - female human figure
45C13(SCIMITAR): Hacking and thrusting weapons (with NAME)
31AA2734: Being dragged - AA - female human figure
45K143(+0): Moat ~ fortified city (+ variant)
45K1431(+0): Drawbridge ~ fortified city (+ variant)


Shelfmark: Harding B 3(41)

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