Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Locations:

    between 1624 and 1680

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Viewing: Johnson Ballads 1252

Sheet Notes:  Pages from the catalogues of Maggs: 569 (1932), item no. 472; 598 (1934), item no. 1618.

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16333

Title: The taming of a shrew: or, The onely way to make a bad wife good

First Line: Of all the mischiefs I have known

Authors:  R., J.

Notes:  Wood 654a(4) is an original copy of this ballad alone. Reference: Wing R.19

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V34717

Title: The counsel of a father to his son newly married

First Line: Young man that now art wedded to a wife

Authors:  C., H.

Themes:  Marriage

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