Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1846 and 1852


The title of the songbook in the illustration is: Rob Roy.


Viewing: Harding B 26(572)

Sheet Notes:  Slip

Ballad - Roud Number: V3292

Title: The return of the militia

First Line: Cheer girls, cheer! the militia men are coming

Themes:  Soldiers


IconClass Codes:
48C7523: One person playing keyboard instrument
48C7322: Harp
31A235: Sitting figure
41A222: Drawing-room, 'salon'
48C74: Notation of music
48C7541: Singer accompanying himself
61B2(Rob Roy, 1671-1734): Historical person (with NAME)

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