Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1863 and 1885


London: H.P. Such, Machine Printer & Publisher 177, Union- street, Borough, S.E.

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 224

Title: Ward the pirate

First Line: Come all you valiant seamen bold, with courage beat your drum

Themes:  Piracy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15117

Title: Many happy returns of the day

First Line: Merry words, merry words, ye come bursting around

Themes:  Birthdays


IconClass Codes:
42D3: Marriage, married couple, 'matrimonium'
41A721: Chair
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
31A235: Sitting figure
41C121: Giving drink
41C326: Jar, jug (used as drinking-vessel)
23T27(XVII): Modern division of historical epochs ~ centuries (with Roman NUMBER of century)


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(4034)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(4034A)

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