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London Printed by E.G. and are to be sold at the signe of the Horse-shooe in Smithfield, 1640


Ballad - Roud Number: V29472

Title: Good newes from the North

First Line: All you who wish prosperity, to our king and country

Tune: King Henry going to Boulogne

Authors:  Parker, Martin, d. 1656


ESTC: S94600

Themes:  Civil war, 1642-1649Bishops' war, 1640

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C16(CANNON): Firearms: cannon
45K5: Raising the siege
45H4: Putting the enemy to flight
45E2: Transport, train (military)
45K14: Fortified city
45K143: Moat ~ fortified city

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
44B152: Royal household; courtiers, retinue, train
46C1318(+22): Horse in motion (+ two persons ~ traffic and transport)
44B192: Sceptre, staff (symbol of sovereignty)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
48C7352: Horn, trumpet, cornet, trombone, tuba
46C1318(+22): Horse in motion (+ two persons ~ traffic and transport)
46A123: Herald


Shelfmark: Wood 401(133)

Notes:  Reference: STC 19238. Pen trials by Anthony Wood on recto

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