Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1658 and 1664


Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, and W, Gilbertson



Title: The downfall of William Grismond, or, A lamentable murder by him committed at Lainterdine in the County of Hereford the 22 of March, 1650

First Line: O come you wilfull youngmen

Tune: Where is my love


ESTC: R175976

Themes:  MurderRapeCrime - 17th century1650

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44G511: Murderer
31E23621: Violent death by beheading
25G11: Groups of trees
45C13(KNIFE): Hacking and thrusting weapons (with NAME)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31E2355: Violent death by hanging
44G321(GIBBET): Instruments of torture, execution or punishment (with NAME)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C16(CANNON): Firearms: cannon
45(+3): Warfare; military affairs (+ naval force)


Shelfmark: Wood 401(155)

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