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Viewing: Harding B 2(99)

Ballad - Roud Number: V17652

Title: The Low-country soldier turned burgomaster

First Line: Here you may see the turns of fate


ESTC: N124

Themes:  Social status

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C221: Helmet
45B32: The company, the unit, the troop ~ military service
73D314: The arrest of Christ ~ Garden of Gethsemane

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
42D3: Marriage, married couple, 'matrimonium'
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
41D211: Dress, gown
48C167: Pavement, floor ~ architecture
11Q73124: Marriage ~ Protestant service
11P31: Organization, functionaries and dignitaries in Roman Catholic church; clergy in general
11Q713: Interior of church

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA533: Styles of hairdress - AA - ~ women
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
31A2731: Falling
41D262: Fan
41D212: Coat, cape
41D211: Dress, gown
11P3111: Pope
24F2: Stars in the firmament
42F53: Manservant, footman
46A1251: Page, footboy
11P31110: (allegory on) papacy and apostolic succession
11D123(PAPAL): Specific forms of the cross (with NAME)

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