Broadside Ballads Online

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London, Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, I. Wright, and I. Clarke, 1676


Ballad - Roud Number: V31896

Title: A very godly song, intituled the earnest petition of a faithful Christian being clerk of Bodnam, made upon his death- bed

First Line: Now my painful eyes lye rowling


ESTC: R185964

Themes:  Death

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31E12: Deathbed
41A7612: Bed with tester
11Q71426: 'sanctus' bell, altar bell; rattle
31F25(+3): Death as (rotting) corpse (+ Death with bow and arrow)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11U21: Resurrection of the dead ~ Last Judgement


Shelfmark: 4o Rawl. 566(181)

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