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Printed for J. Clarke, W. Thackeray, and T. Passenger



Title: Disny's last farewell. Being an account of the execution of William Disney

First Line: You loyal subjects wheresoe'er you be

Tune: Fortune my foe

Subjects:  Disney, William

Themes:  Politics and government - 17th centuryExecutions - 17th centuryTreason

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
44G32: Executioner, hangman
46A7: Crowd, mob
45C14(HALBERD): Helved weapons, polearms (for striking, hacking, thrusting): halberd
44G3415: (person under sentence of death) on the way to the scaffold or place of execution
31E23121: Violent death by burning at the stake; pyre
44G321(STAKE): Instruments of torture, execution or punishment: stake
46C146: Inciting riding-animal or draught-animal
42E192: Execution of punishment on corpse
41B1: Open fire (in general)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44G35: Body of the executed displayed in public
31E2355: Violent death by hanging


Shelfmark: Firth c.23(106)

Notes:  Negative photograph of: Pepys Ballads II:154

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