Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1851 and 1910


Sold by James Lindsay, Printer & Wholesale Stationer, &c., 9 King Street, (off Trongate), Glasgow


Ballad - Roud Number: V852

Title: The sons of Albion

First Line: Ye sons of Albion bind up your arms

Tune: Britain's sons never were afraid

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

Themes:  Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815


IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
46C232: Rowing-boat, canoe, etc.
41C71: Alcoholic drinks
43B31: Inn, coffee-house, public house, etc.
46C5141: Being welcomed ~ travelling
46C24(BARK): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME)
41C121: Giving drink


Shelfmark: 2806 c.14(164)

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Shelfmark: Firth c.12(354)

Notes:  Firth c.12(354); Imperfect: imprint cropped.

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