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London, Printed for E. Andrews at the White-lyon neer Py- corner


Ballad - Roud Number: V27318

Title: A sad and true relation of a great fire or two

First Line: Give thanks, rejoyce all, you that are secure

Tune: Fortune my foe

Authors:  Miles, Abraham


ESTC: R41667

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  MerchantsFire

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
49M32: Book
31AA2511(+81): Arm raised upward - AA - both arms or hands (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
31AA236: Lying figure - AA - female human figure
41B4: On fire, ablaze
31AA2511(+82): Arm raised upward - AA - both arms or hands (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
41D92: Woman (showing herself) undressed, quasi-nude
41D91: Man (showing himself) undressed, quasi-nude
41B1: Open fire (in general)
25F(+63): Animals (+ dying animal; death of animal; dead animal)
31E22211: Accidental death ~ fire

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41C2543: Oven ~ kitchen


Shelfmark: Wood 401(189)

Notes:  Wood 401(189); MS. date: 1662.

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Shelfmark: Harding B 39(70)

Notes:  Harding B 39(70) is a photograph of Wood 401(189). Harding B 39(70) is a photograph of Wood 401(189).

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