Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1658 and 1664


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

Sheet References:
  • ESTC: R183650


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V30770

Title: The seammans [sic] song of Captain Ward, the famous pyrate of the world and an English man born

First Line: Gallants you must understand

Tune: The kings going to Bulloign

Subjects:  Ward, John?, 1603-1615

Themes:  Piracy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V30470

Title: The seamans song of Dansekar the Dutch man, his robberies done at sea

First Line: Sing we (seamen) now and than [sic]

Tune: The kings going to Bulloign

Themes:  Piracy

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
41D23321: Boots
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
31A2512(+81): Arm stretched forward (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
46C1462: Spur

2nd Illustration

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

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25F23(LION)(+12): Beasts of prey, predatory animals: lion (+ heraldic animals)
45(+3): Warfare; military affairs (+ naval force)
46C215(FIGURE-HEAD): Parts of ship's exterior: figure-head


Shelfmark: Wood 401(79)

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