Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1802 and 1819


Printed and Sold by J. Pitts, No. 14, Great St, Andrew street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 34

Title: The merry broomfield, or, The west country wager

First Line: A noble young 'squire that lived in the west

Themes:  Seduction


IconClass Codes:
31A25552(+81): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
41A12: Castle
25H15: Forest, wood
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
46C13187: Leading a horse by the reins; rider beside his horse
41D267: Purse, money-bag
46A24: Relation between master and servant
46B44: Paying (~ commerce) (here also repayment of debt, etc.)


Shelfmark: Harding B 4(21)

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