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Title: The papists downfall, or the Prentises revenge

First Line: Some say we shall be overthrown

Tune: Let the canikin clink boys


ESTC: R181429

Themes:  Religious controversy

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
46A12: Nobility and patriciate; chivalry, knighthood
46C1462: Spur

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
45H33: Hand-to-hand fighting (~ battle)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A12: Nobility and patriciate; chivalry, knighthood
41D212: Coat, cape
45C14(HALBERD)(+1): Helved weapons, polearms (for striking, hacking, thrusting): halberd (+ during the battle)

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45A: War and peace
92B58(CADUCEUS): Caduceus (staff with two snakes, attribute of Mercury)
49: Education, science and learning
92B4: (story of) Mars (Ares)
86(PERFECTUS IN UTRAQUE): Proverbs, sayings, etc. (with TEXT)


Shelfmark: Ashm. H 23(46)

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