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London, Printed for John Andrews at the White-Lyon neer Py- corner



Title: A noble dewel, or, An unmatchable combate betwixt Sir William [Gray] and the Earl of Southast [sic]

First Line: My heart doth bleed to tell the wo

Tune: Sir George Wharton


ESTC: R41561

Subjects:  Bedfordshire (England)James, Earl of Southesk

Themes:  Duelling1660

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
31A25162(+81): Hand on the heart (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
41D2657: Shoulder-belt, bandoleer
46C1462: Spur
31B6213(+81): Looking sideways (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
31A231: Standing figure
41D23321: Boots
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
46C1462: Spur

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C22: Armour
45D313: Private soldier
31A551: Dressing oneself, getting dressed


Shelfmark: Wood 401(99)

Notes:  Wood 401(99); Imperfect: Torn at centre fold. MS note in title correcting Southast to Southesk [?]

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Shelfmark: Harding B 39(52)

Notes:  Harding B 39(52) is a photograph of Wood 401(99).

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