Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1674 and 1679

Other printings:


Viewing: Douce Ballads 2(185b)

Sheet Notes:  Douce Ballads 2(185b) is a divided sheet and torn at left edge.

Ballad - Roud Number: V29563

Title: Poor Robin's prophesie, or, The merry conceited fortune- teller

First Line: All you that delight for to hear a new song

Tune: The delights of the bottle


ESTC: R181948

Themes:  Fortune-tellingTradesmenFrauds

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61B11(+52): Anonymous historical person portrayed (+ (full) bust portrait)
48A98311(+2): Foliage ~ ornament (+ framing decorations)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2711: Walking
46A16: The rich
41D267: Purse, money-bag

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