Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:


Henson, Letter-press and Cooper-plate [sic] Printer, near the South Bridge, Northampton


Ballad - Roud Number: V4670

Title: Open the ports

First Line: To list a while you can't refuse

Themes:  Free trade


IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
45C13(DAGGER): Hacking and thrusting weapons: dagger
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
43C911: Man dancing alone


Shelfmark: Firth c.16(440)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(2865)

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