Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:


Devonport: Printed By & For S. & J. Keys. Sold by R. Stone, Stationer, Exeter; Ford & Co., Newton Abbot; J. Evans, Barnstaple; W. Burridge, Truro; J. Perrow, St. Austle; And by M.A. Reed, Newport, Monmouthshire


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V12393

Title: Bright and joyful Morn

First Line: Bright and joyful is the morn

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1697

Title: The Holy Well

First Line: As it fell out on May morning

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Jesus Christ

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V16032

Title: The Prodigal Son

First Line: My father he gave me a portion in hand

Notes:  Carol

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V25679

Title: For Christmas Day

First Line: Come, let us raise our voices high

Notes:  Carol

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C22: Armour
45D313: Private soldier
44B1211: Throne-room
71I: Story of Solomon
11I62(SOLOMON)33: Solomon as judge

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
73C41: Christ healing blind people

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11G1921: Angel(s) with book(-scroll) or banderole
11G1923: Angel(s) with torch

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31E23411: Violent death by stoning
71L18321: At the king's order the people stone Zechariah in the temple courtyard

5th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
73D72121: Christ's body supported by Mary, others present

6th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I14: Harvest
71G134: Samuel prays for thunder and rain

7th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
71C13131: When Abraham has his hand raised to kill Isaac, God or the hand of God restrains Abraham's hand


Shelfmark: Harding B 7(10)

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