Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866

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Viewing: Firth c.19(57)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16271

Title: The fight between Jackey Thomas and the shadow!

First Line: Come listen good folks and I'll tell you a tale

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 222

Title: The lads of Thorney moor woods

First Line: In Thorney moor woods in Nottinghamshire

Themes:  Poaching


IconClass Codes:
31B6(+925): Morphology of human expression (+ being frightened)
33B6: Killing ~ aggressive relationships
41D29: Clothed in rags
47D8(AXE): Tools, aids, implements ~ crafts and industries: axe
44G3129: (person) in fetters, not imprisoned
71C131: The sacrifice of Isaac (Genesis 22)

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