Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1674 and 1679


Captions of illustrations: \"When all things act contrary\"; \"have at thy conny Jone\". The second illustration refers to the chapbook, \"The friar and boy, or the young piper's pleasant pastime\".


Viewing: Wood E 25(117)

Sheet Notes:  MS annotation below imprint: Jan. or Feb. 1688.

Ballad - Roud Number: V30305

Title: A new ballad, called, The Protestants prophesie

First Line: Come hearken to me whilst the truth I do write

Tune: When covetousness out of England will run


ESTC: R218485

Themes:  Religious controversy - 17th century

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A25552(+81): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
31A2711: Walking
41D23321: Boots
25A13: Globe

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I221: Herding, herdsman, herdswoman, shepherd, shepherdess, cowherd, etc.
48CC7525: One person playing wind instrument - CC - out of doors
11P31521: Monk(s), friar(s)
47I211: Bovine cattle
48C7351: Flute, aulos, tibia
25G(+223): Plants; vegetation (+ thorn, prickle)
84(FRIAR AND BOY): Tales and fairy tales (with TITLE)
54C4: Temptation; 'Tentatione' (Ripa)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
46C1211: Carrying something in basket, bag, rucksack, etc.
43C1149: Return from the hunt

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