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    c.1695


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Viewing: Douce Ballads 1(79a)

Sheet Notes:  Sheet divided

Ballad - Roud Number: V8364

Title: The female warrior

First Line: Come all you jovial buxome girls

Tune: I am a jovial batchelor

References:

ESTC: R41385

Themes:  Women soldiersTransvestism


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
45C14(PIKE): Helved weapons, polearms (for striking, hacking, thrusting): pike
45B32: The company, the unit, the troop ~ military service
45F42: Marching away (troops)
45D12: (military) standard-bearer
45C9: Military music

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41D221(+44): Head-gear (+ feathers used for clothes)
45C9: Military music
48C7524: One person playing percussion instrument
45D313(+0): Private soldier (+ variant)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C16(MUSKET): Firearms (with NAME)
45F42: Marching away (troops)



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