Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Date
    between 1663 and 1674

Sheet References:
  • ESTC: R232982


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Viewing: Douce Ballads 1(55b)

Sheet Notes:  Sheet divided; cropped top edge. Ballads are placed in reverse order on the page

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6898

Title: The despairing lover

First Line: Break heart and dye, I may no longer live

Tune: Aim not too high


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8234

Title: A constant and a kind maid

First Line: Content thy self my love and do not dye

Tune: Aim not too high


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
46C1462: Spur
31A2513(+81): Arm stretched sidewards (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D262: Fan
31A25161(+82): Arm or hand held in front of the chest (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
31A2512(+81): Arm stretched forward (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
46C1462: Spur

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41D221(+44): Head-gear (+ feathers used for clothes)
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D262: Fan
31A25552(+82): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))



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