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Imprint Locations:

Date
    between 1674 and 1679

Notes:

4o Rawl. 566(209) is another edition.



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Viewing: Don. b.13(7)

Ballad - Roud Number: V1322

Title: The bulls feather; being the good-fellows song

First Line: It chanced not long ago, as I was walking

Tune: The bull's feather

References:

ESTC: R227001

Themes:  AdulteryCuckoldry


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25I28: Outskirts of village
41D262: Fan
24A6: Sun represented as face, wheel, etc.
31AA2711: Walking - AA - female human figure

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA2511(+81): Arm raised upward - AA - both arms or hands (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
42D37: Partner deceived

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
41D262: Fan
31A25161(+82): Arm or hand held in front of the chest (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42D3: Marriage, married couple, 'matrimonium'
25G41(ROSE): Flowers: rose
25G4(THISTLE): Plants and herbs: thistle
61B2(Charles I, King of England, 1600-1649): Historical person (with NAME)
41D225: Gloves, mittens, etc.
25G41(LILY): Flowers: lily
61BB2(Henrietta Maria, consort of Charles I, King of England, 1609-1669): Historical person (with NAME) - BB - woman



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