Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1780 and 1812

Other printings:


Viewing: Douce Ballads 3(2a)

Sheet Notes:  A MS note inserted in Douce Ballads 3 refers to an account of this ballad in the Gent. Mag. 1827, p. 290

Ballad - Roud Number: V9989

Title: The Berkshire lady. In four parts

First Line: Batchelors of e'ery station


ESTC: N70792

Themes:  LawyersHeiressesWoman in disguise


IconClass Codes:
31A2512(+82): Arm stretched forward (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
25G11: Groups of trees
31A25552(+82): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
41D283: Mask
41D28: Disguise
57AA6223: Ambuscade, Trap; 'Insidia' (Ripa)

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