Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1672 and 1696


Printed for P. Brooksby, at the Golden-ball, in West- smithfield

Sheet References:
  • ESTC: R216633


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V27697

Title: Loyal constancy; or, The seamans love-letter

First Line: Till from Leghorn I do return

Tune: Cloris full of harmless thoughts

Subjects:  Leghorn (Italy)

Themes:  SailorsLetter-writing

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5310

Title: Vertue the reward of constancy; or, Mrs. Mary Foart's love- letter and answer to her dear heart John Blay at Leghorn

First Line: My dear to thee i'le surely be

Tune: Cloris full of harmless thoughts

Themes:  Letter-writing

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D262: Fan

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C16(CANNON)(+1): Firearms: cannon (+ during the battle)
45(+3): Warfare; military affairs (+ naval force)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A124: Knight
45C22: Armour
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D262: Fan

5th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
46A1632: Money-chest, treasure-chest, money-box

6th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C24(SHIP)(+63): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME) (+ under way, at sea (~ travelling))

7th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
26C: Winds


Shelfmark: Don. b.13(57)

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