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Viewing: Harding B 11(1907)

1st Ballad

Title: John Diggons

First Line: John Diggons be I, from a country town

Tune: Old England's roast beef

Authors:  Strawpert, J.

Subjects:  Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805

Themes:  SailorsNaval battles


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20191

Title: Trafalgar's battle

First Line: In a battle you know we Britons are strong

Tune: Chapter of kings

Authors:  Strawpert, J.

Subjects:  Collingwood, Cuthbert, Baron Collingwood, 1750-1810

Themes:  Trafalgar, battle of, 1805



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