Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1674 and 1679


Printed for F. Coles, T. [Vere ...]


Douce Ballads 1(43b) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: V4622

Title: Cumberland laddy[:] or, Willy and Nelly of the North

First Line: There was a lad in Cumberland

Tune: The lass that comes to bed to me


ESTC: R232963

Themes:  WealthSeduction

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A124: Knight
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
41D263: Walking-stick, staff

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A6711: Flowers in a vase
61BB11(+53): Anonymous historical person portrayed - BB - woman (+ half-length portrait)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
48CC7525: One person playing wind instrument - CC - out of doors
46C7354: Traffic and transport


Shelfmark: Douce Ballads 1(42a)

Notes:  Sheet divided; torn left and lower edges, cropped at centre fold.

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