Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 394

Title: God rest you mer[r]y Gentlemen

First Line: God rest you merry gentlemen

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 936

Title: While shepherds watched

First Line: While shepherds watched their flocks by nighi [sic]

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 8337

Title: Hark! the herald angels sing

First Line: Hark! the herald angels sing

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 700

Title: As I sat on a sunny bank

First Line: As I sat on a sunny bank

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
73D41: Carrying of the cross: Christ bearing the cross, alone or with the help of others (e.g. Simon the Cyrenian)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
73D643(+0): Crucified Christ with Mary, John, and Mary Magdalene (+ variant)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11D3251: Christ with chalice, and bread or Host


Shelfmark: Harding B 7(35)

Notes:  The cuts are coloured.

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