Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1644 and 1680


London, Printed for T. Vere, at the sign of the Angel in Guilt-spur-street without Newgate


Ballad - Roud Number: V8218

Title: The faithful lovers downfal: or, The death of fair Phillis who killed her self for loss of her Philander

First Line: Ah! cruel bloody fate

Tune: Oh! cruel bloody fate


ESTC: R231828

Themes:  Suicide

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31E234632: Violent death by dagger, knife
31E238: Seeking death, suicide

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42E22: Cortege, funeral procession
31A2711(+74): Walking (+ four persons)


Shelfmark: Douce Ballads 1(74a)

Notes:  Sheet divided

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