Broadside Ballads Online

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The illustrations are from Dicey chapbooks.


Ballad - Roud Number: 289

Title: The Staffordshire maid

First Line: Come all you young gallants, and listen awhile


ESTC: T206908

Themes:  Highwaymen

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
46B222: Pedlar
41D2321(+81): Apron (+ men's clothes)
41D263: Walking-stick, staff

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C1318: Horse in motion

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43A2(+6): Private festivities, merry company (+ eating and drinking ~ festive activities)
33B3: Fighting
43B31: Inn, coffee-house, public house, etc.
42D3421: Hen-pecked husband


Shelfmark: Douce Ballads 3(87a)

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