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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Date
    between 1624 and 1680

Notes:

Wood 401(145) is another edition.



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Viewing: Douce Ballads 2(145b)

Sheet Notes:  Imprint cropped; sheet creased and torn

Ballad - Roud Number: V8001

Title: The manner of the Kings tryal at Westminster-hall, by the High court of justice

First Line: King Charles was once a prince of a great state

Tune: Aim not too high

References:

ESTC: R41780

Subjects:  Charles I, king of England, 1600-1649


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45B31: Guard duty, keeping sentry
44A3: Flag, colours (as symbol of the state, etc.)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
44G35: Body of the executed displayed in public
44G32: Executioner, hangman
45C14(HALBERD): Helved weapons, polearms (for striking, hacking, thrusting): halberd
44G342: On the scaffold or place of execution
31E23621: Violent death by beheading

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45B31: Guard duty, keeping sentry
44A3: Flag, colours (as symbol of the state, etc.)

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
41A141: The usual house or row of houses
46A7: Crowd, mob
45C14(HALBERD): Helved weapons, polearms (for striking, hacking, thrusting): halberd
44G3415: (person under sentence of death) on the way to the scaffold or place of execution

5th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C22: Armour
45D313: Private soldier
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
45C19(SHIELD): Protective weapons: shield
23T23: Classical antiquity (historical epoch)



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