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Viewing: Douce Ballads 4(31)

Ballad - Roud Number: V16681

Title: An old ballad of Whittington and his cat

First Line: Here I must tell the praise of worthy Whittington

Subjects:  Whittington, Richard, d. 1423


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A33: Window
34B12: Cat
25H13: Coast
46C24: Sailing-ship, sailing-boat
11Q7121: Parts of church exterior and annexes
61B2(Whittington, Richard, d. 1423): Historical person (with NAME)
11Q7572: Playing instruments (in church)
48C7343: Carillon, chimes

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B12: Cat

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
44B113: King
31B6(+917): Morphology of human expression (+ beseeching)
44B1211: Throne-room
11P3113: Archbishop, bishop, etc. (Roman Catholic)
44B127: Ruler and his subjects

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44A1(+4)(LONDON): Coat of arms (as symbol of the state, etc.) (+ city; municipal)
44B151: Family of the sovereign
61B2(Whittington, Richard, d. 1423): Historical person (with NAME)
44B127: Ruler and his subjects
43A4(+6): Public festivities (+ eating and drinking ~ festive activities)

5th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C1318: Horse in motion
25F36(SWAN): Water-birds: swan
41B214: Chimney
25H214: Lake
41A638: Garden approach, garden drive
41A631: Lawn



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