Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1666 and 1679


Viewing: 4o Rawl. 566(146)


Title: A merry and pleasant discourse betwixt Simple-wit, the tennant, and Mr. Money-love, the landlord

First Line: Tennant. When I do call to mind my former life

Tune: I am in love, and cannot tell with whom

Themes:  FarmersLandlords

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A16: The rich
61B11(+51): Anonymous historical person portrayed (+ head (and shoulders) (portrait))
48A9833(+2): Flowers ~ ornament (+ framing decorations)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
41D223(SHAWL)(+81): Clothing for the upper part of the body (with NAME) (+ men's clothes)

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