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Viewing: 4o Rawl. 566(204)

Ballad - Roud Number: V7996

Title: The lamentation of Iohn Musgrave. Who was executed at Kendal, for robbing the Kings receiver

First Line: To lodge it was my chance of late

Tune: Wharton

Themes:  Crime - 17th centuryExecutions - 17th century


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
41D23321: Boots
31AA2511(+81): Arm raised upward - AA - both arms or hands (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
41D2657: Shoulder-belt, bandoleer
46C1462: Spur

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44G35: Body of the executed displayed in public
31E2355: Violent death by hanging



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