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Firth b.25(382) is another issue.


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Ballad - Roud Number: V16181

Title: Sarah Chesham's lamentation for the murder of Richard Chesham, her husband, by poison

First Line: Behold a wretched married woman

Tune: The waggon train

Subjects:  Essex (England)

Themes:  Murder - 19th centuryCrime - 19th century


Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31E12: Deathbed
31E113: Last words and last favours, nuncupate
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
41D212(+43): Coat, cape (+ fur used for clothes)



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