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    between 1624 and 1680

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Douce Ballads 2(145b) is another edition.



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Viewing: Wood 401(145)

Ballad - Roud Number: V8001

Title: The manner of the Kings trial at Westminster-hall, by the High Court of Justice ... 1648

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

Tune: Aim not too high

References:

ESTC: R234854

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

Themes:  Civil war, 1642-1649Politics and government - 17th century1648


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44B152: Royal household; courtiers, retinue, train
44A31: Banner, standard (as symbol of the state, etc.)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
44G32: Executioner, hangman
45C14(HALBERD): Helved weapons, polearms (for striking, hacking, thrusting): halberd
31E23621: Violent death by beheading
44G34: Death penalty, execution

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44B152: Royal household; courtiers, retinue, train
44A31: Banner, standard (as symbol of the state, etc.)

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
41A14: Urban housing
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
25I1461: City-gate

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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