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London, Printed for Charles Tyus ar [sic] the three Bibles on London-Bridge


Ballad - Roud Number: V3570

Title: Truth brought to light. Or, Wonderful strange and true news from Gloucester shire, concerning one Mr. William Harrison

First Line: Amongst those wonders which on earth are shown

Tune: Aim not too high


ESTC: R185755

Subjects:  Gloucestershire (England)Turkey

Themes:  TheftExecutionsCrime - 17th centuryWitches

1st Illustration

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

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C22: Armour
45D313: Private soldier
41D263: Walking-stick, staff

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31E2355: Violent death by hanging
44G321(GIBBET): Instruments of torture, execution or punishment (with NAME)
44G34: Death penalty, execution

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
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))
31AA2512(+81): Arm stretched forward - AA - both arms or hands (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))

5th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C24(SHIP)(+63): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME) (+ under way, at sea (~ travelling))
44A3(+2)(GREAT BRITAIN): Flag, colours (as symbol of the state, etc.) (+ nation; national)
45(+3): Warfare; military affairs (+ naval force)


Shelfmark: Wood 401(191)

Notes:  Wood 401(191); MS. date: A:D: 1662.

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Shelfmark: Harding B 39(71)

Notes:  Harding B 39(71) is a photograph of Wood 401(191). Harding B 39(71) is a photograph of Wood 401(191).

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