Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1674 and 1679


Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, J. Wright and J. Clarke


Ballad - Roud Number: V3042

Title: The willow green turned into white; or, the young man's joy and the maids delight

First Line: What ails my love to be so sad

Tune: My love sleeps on another man's pillow. Or, The Willow Green, &c


ESTC: R234131


IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
33C21: Courting
31B621(+918): Morphology of facial expression ~ eyes (+ caressing, courting, making love)
25I28: Outskirts of village
41C921: Cannibalism


Shelfmark: Douce Ballads 2(254a)

Notes:  Douce Ballads 2(254a) is a divided sheet

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Shelfmark: 4o Rawl. 566(18)

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Shelfmark: Wood E 25(7)

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