Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1663 and 1674


Viewing: Douce Ballads 1(1b)

Sheet Notes:  Sheet divided; cropped top edge; torn; surface damage

Ballad - Roud Number: V13888

Title: [The shepherd and the king, and of Gillian the shepherds wife]

First Line: In elder time there as of yore

Tune: Flying fame


ESTC: R232842

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44B113: King
47I2211: Herd, flock
44B128: Ruler in informal contact with his subjects

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C131: Riding a horse, ass, or mule; rider, horseman
41A325: Threshold
31AA233: Kneeling figure - AA - female human figure
44B121: Audition; ruler giving audience
44B132: Making a bow to a ruler

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