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Printed for W. Gilbertson


Ballad - Roud Number: V3070

Title: A most wonderful and sad judgement of God upon one Dorothy Mattley late of Ashover

First Line: Listen a while dear friends I do you pray

Tune: Fortune my foe


ESTC: R41518

Themes:  TheftCrime - 17th centuryDivine justice

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA2511(+81): Arm raised upward - AA - both arms or hands (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
11A3: God's wrath

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43A2(+6): Private festivities, merry company (+ eating and drinking ~ festive activities)
43B31: Inn, coffee-house, public house, etc.
41A775: Wooden container: barrel, cask, bucket
41A3362: Human figure at (open) window, seen from inside
41C326: Jar, jug (used as drinking-vessel)
41C322: Mug, beaker, goblet
43C55: Dice-games


Shelfmark: Wood 401(177)

Notes:  Wood 401(177); MS date: In the beg. of March 1661.

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Shelfmark: Harding B 39(64)

Notes:  Harding B 39(64) is a photograph of Wood 401(177).

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