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Viewing: 4o Rawl. 566(207)

Ballad - Roud Number: V4812

Title: A strange banquet; or, The devils entertainment by Cook Laurel at the Peak in Devonshire

First Line: Cook Laurel would have the devil his guest

Tune: Cook Laurel

Authors:  Jonson, Ben, 1573-1637

Themes:  TradesmenProfessionsSatire


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
41C622: Cake, tart, pastry
44B191: Crown (symbol of sovereignty)
41C5: Celebration meal, feast, banquet
41D267: Purse, money-bag
44B128: Ruler in informal contact with his subjects
41C322: Mug, beaker, goblet
44B124: Ruler with counsellor(s)
61B2(James I, King of England, 1566-1625): Historical person (with NAME)
44B1972: Royal mantle (symbol of sovereignty)
41C49: (family) meal

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
49C3: Scholar, philosopher

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11K2: Devils in the form of (fabulous) animals



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