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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Date
    between 1658 and 1664

Notes:

The first line is annotated: A Rich Merchant Man \"there was\"



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Viewing: Wood 401(107)

Ballad - Roud Number: V11298

Title: A most sweet song of an English merchant born in Chichester

First Line: A rich merchant man, that was both grave and wise

References:

ESTC: R218372

Subjects:  Chichester (England)Emden (Germany)

Themes:  MerchantsExecutionsCrime - 17th century


Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
45D313: Private soldier
33C21: Courting
46C131: Riding a horse, ass, or mule; rider, horseman
25I141: Street
44D4: Official; civil servant; functionary (in general)
31A25162(+81): Hand on the heart (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
44G39: Prevention of execution; modification of punishment
44B342: Water-control administration
44G32: Executioner, hangman
46A7: Crowd, mob
41A343: Ladder
45C14(HALBERD): Helved weapons, polearms (for striking, hacking, thrusting): halberd



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