Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1666 and 1679


Viewing: Douce Ballads 1(69a)

Sheet Notes:  Sheet divided

Ballad - Roud Number: V15506

Title: The English fortune-teller

First Line: You young-men that want skill in wooing

Tune: Ragged and torn


ESTC: R235416

Themes:  Marriage - men

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
49B43: Professor

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
13E42: Chiromancy, handreading, palmistry

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
13B33: Worshipping the devil (often in the form of a he-goat) during witches' sabbath

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