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Viewing: Douce Ballads 3(27a)

Ballad - Roud Number: 253

Title: Fair Margaret's misfortunes; or, Sweet William's dream on his wedding night, with the sudden death and burial of those noble lovers

First Line: As it fell out upon a day


ESTC: N70816

Themes:  Unrequited loveGhosts

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
13A1: Spirit, ghost
41A23: Bedroom
31B11: Sleeping in bed
41A7612: Bed with tester
31A611: Chamber-pot

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42E22: Cortege, funeral procession
42E411: Mourning dress
42E121: Hearse-cloth, hearse-pall, 'pannus funeralis'

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