Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1658 and 1664


Printed for F. Coles, Tho. Vere and W. Gilbertson


Ballad - Roud Number: 3729

Title: A mournful ditty of the lady Rosamond, king Henry the seconds concubine, who was poysoned to death by Queen Elenor in Woodstocst [sic] bower near Oxford

First Line: Whereas king Henry rul'd this land

Tune: Flying fame

Authors:  Deloney, Thomas, 1543-1600


ESTC: R180776

Subjects:  Clifford, Rosamond, d. 1176Henry II, King of England, 1133-1189Eleanor, of Aquitaine, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of England, 1122-1204

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
44B113: King
44B152: Royal household; courtiers, retinue, train
44B1511: Queen, empress, etc. (wife of a ruler)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61BB2(Eleanor, of Aquitaine, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of England, 1122?-1204): Historical person (with NAME) - BB - woman
61BB2(Clifford, Rosamond, d. 1176?): Historical person (with NAME) - BB - woman
44B1511: Queen, empress, etc. (wife of a ruler)
31E23332: Violent death by poison in drink
31AA233: Kneeling figure - AA - female human figure
41A361: Tower (of house or building)
31B6(+9322): Morphology of human expression (+ commanding)
94M35: Theseus, with the ball of thread, finds his way into the Labyrinth


Shelfmark: Wood 401(7)

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