Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Date
    between 1672 and 1696

Notes:

Dialogue in second illustration: \"O goodwife\"; \"Out Rogue spend thy Mony\".



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Viewing: Douce Ballads 1(41a)

Sheet Notes:  MS note on reverse, bleeding through: Mr. Jno. Bell, Ballads paid for [illegible]

Ballad

Title: The cuckold's lamentation of a bad wife

First Line: Young batchelours all, come hear this new song

Tune: The country farmer

References:

ESTC: R228160

Themes:  AdulteryCuckoldryDomestic violence


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A25552(+81): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
31B8: Fool, simpleton, numskull
41A361: Tower (of house or building)
46C13142(+7333): Ass, donkey (+ ears of an animal)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A233: Kneeling figure
42D3421: Hen-pecked husband
31B6235(+82): Speaking (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
31B6235(+81): Speaking (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
25G3(APPLE-TREE): Trees: apple-tree
41C27(LADLE): Kitchen-utensils: ladle



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