Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1674 and 1679


Viewing: 4o Rawl. 566(117)

Ballad - Roud Number: V3080

Title: True wonders, and strange news from Rumsey in Hampshire

First Line: Good people all to me draw neer

Tune: In summer time

Authors:  White, Lawrence

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A33: Window
41A7612: Bed with tester
42A299: Woman giving birth to animal or monster (legendary)
34(+91): Man and animal (+ animals used symbolically)
42A24: Midwife, 'accoucheuse'
25FF425: Horned snake
25F51(TOAD): Tailless amphibians: toad
31E141: Still-born child
42A21: Lying-in room

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA(+89): The (nude) human figure; 'Corpo humano' (Ripa) - AA - female human figure (+ nude human being)
44G3731: Flogging, scourging (in public)
42B81(+0): Spanking, drubbing (of naughty children) (+ variant)
41D2311: Codpiece (cover for the genitals)

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