Broadside Ballads Online

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Printed and Sold by John Gilbert, Arcade, Newcastle


Ballad - Roud Number: V1224

Title: I am going to be a soldier, Jenny

First Line: I'm going for a soldier, Jenny

Themes:  Soldiers


IconClass Codes:
31D12: Youth, adolescent
42B74: Family group, especially parents with their child(ren)
42B1: Parental love
42B9: Child (young man, young woman) leaving his (her) parents
31A42(+1): Human beings (legendary or not) of abnormal proportions, size, strength, etc. (+ parts, limbs and organs larger than normal)


Shelfmark: 2806 c.13(265)

Notes:  Slip

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