Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1847 and 1879


Viewing: Harding B 7(65)

Sheet Notes:  The cuts are coloured.

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 278

Title: A very old carol, called \"The Joys\"

First Line: The first good joy our Mary had

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Virgin Mary

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V17276

Title: Holy Innocents, anciently called Childermas Day

First Line: Now cruel Herod with wrath and anger filled

Notes:  Carol

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 453

Title: A good old carol

First Line: When Joseph was an old man, an old man was he

Notes:  Carol

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V8874

Title: St. Stephen's day

First Line: In friendly love and unity

Notes:  Carol

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V13981

Title: Portuguese hymn

First Line: Ye faithful triumphant

Notes:  Carol

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
73C721311: Christ calls a child and sets it in the midst of the apostles (disciples): 'unless you ... become like children'

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
73D41: Carrying of the cross: Christ bearing the cross, alone or with the help of others (e.g. Simon the Cyrenian)
45D1: (military) flags and standards

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