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: V29298

Title: The Hartford-shires murder. Or Bloody news from St. Albans

First Line: All melting hearts come here and take a view

Tune: Aim not too high


ESTC: R217505

Themes:  HighwaymenCrime - 17th century


IconClass Codes:
31A233: Kneeling figure
44G5111: Murder
31B6(+917): Morphology of human expression (+ beseeching)
25G11: Groups of trees
45C12(CLUB): Weapons for striking a blow: club
31E23421: Violent death by blow on the head with object
41D283: Mask


Shelfmark: Wood E 25(103)

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