Broadside Ballads Online

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Ballad - Roud Number: V556

Title: The Winchester wedding: or, Ralph of Reading, and Black Bess of the Green

First Line: At Winchester there was a wedding

Tune: The king's jig


ESTC: T52552

Subjects:  Winchester (England)

Themes:  Weddings

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C52: Hotel, hostelry, inn
11Q7326(+0): Marriage in church ~ the sixth of the seven sacraments (+ variant)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25I241: Village street
48CC7521: One person playing string instrument (bowed) - CC - out of doors
48C756: Popular music, street music
48C753: More than one musician with instrument


Shelfmark: Douce Ballads 3(106a)

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