Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1663 and 1674


Viewing: 4o Rawl. 566(200)

Ballad - Roud Number: V31705

Title: Michaelmas term: the citizens kind welcome to country-men

First Line: Come hither my muse if that thou be'st cold

Tune: The rambling clerk

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  City vs. countryCountryman in townCourts and law - 17th century


IconClass Codes:
46A14: Farmers
46A131: Bourgeoisie, middle class, citizens, burghers
46B46: Contract of sale
46A22: Contrast between urban and rural life; city dweller versus country dweller
46B44: Paying (~ commerce) (here also repayment of debt, etc.)

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