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Ballad - Roud Number: V9018

Title: The princely lovers garland

First Line: Once I read a noble volume


ESTC: T44329

Subjects:  Bohemia

Themes:  HistoryCruel fatherSocial statusShipwreckExposure of infantTransvestism

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
46C291: Shipwreck
31AA235: Sitting figure - AA - female human figure
47I221: Herding, herdsman, herdswoman, shepherd, shepherdess, cowherd, etc.
31A244: Head bent forward; bowing
44B15121: Prince
44B15122: Princess
42B31: Abandoning, exposing a child
46A181: Slave-trade

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44B113: King
46A12: Nobility and patriciate; chivalry, knighthood
34E11: Lion's den
31E2365: Violent death by throwing to the wild animals
48A721: Theatre (building)


Shelfmark: Douce Ballads 3(75a)

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Shelfmark: Firth b.19(23)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 4(70)

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