Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1671 and 1704


Viewing: Douce Ballads 1(23bv)

Sheet Notes:  Torn. Sheet is printed on both sides.


Title: The bloody vintner: or, Cruelty rewarded with justice

First Line: Oh! it would make a Christians heart to ake

Tune: Aim not too high


ESTC: R175588

Themes:  Murder

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25H15: Forest, wood
31AA236: Lying figure - AA - female human figure
31A233: Kneeling figure
31E234632: Violent death by dagger, knife
44G5111: Murder
31A25442(+81): Gripping someone by the neck (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
44D4: Official; civil servant; functionary (in general)
45B32: The company, the unit, the troop ~ military service

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31E2355: Violent death by hanging
44G34: Death penalty, execution
44G321(GALLOWS): Instruments of torture, execution or punishment: gallows

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