Broadside Ballads Online

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Viewing: Firth b.25(118)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1166

Title: Young Patty and her gay ploughboy

First Line: Come all my happy ploughboys and listen to my song

Tune: Pleasant month of May

Themes:  Rural society


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1508

Title: King Death

First Line: King Death was a rare old fellow

Themes:  Death


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V6788

Title: The knight of the silver shield

First Line: Splendour blaz'd in the castle hall

Themes:  Chivalry


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C1211: Carrying something in basket, bag, rucksack, etc.
47I22311: Milkmaid
46C1215: Carrying something on the head or on the shoulders

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A143: Detached house in city
41A31: Fa├žade (of house or building)



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