Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1674 and 1679


Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, J. Wright, and J. Clarke


Ballad - Roud Number: V29451

Title: Inhumane, & cruel bloody news from Leeds in Yorkshire

First Line: Alas what times here be

Tune: The bleeding heart


ESTC: R215994

Subjects:  Leeds (England)

Themes:  Murder

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25H15: Forest, wood
31AA236: Lying figure - AA - female human figure
31A233: Kneeling figure
31E234632: Violent death by dagger, knife
44G5111: Murder
31A25442(+81): Gripping someone by the neck (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
48A98(+2): Ornaments ~ art (+ framing decorations)
48A9831: Foliage, tendrils, branches ~ ornament


Shelfmark: Wood E 25(102)

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