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Date
    [1635]

Notes:

Reference: STC 22431



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Viewing: Wood 401(129)

Sheet Notes:  MS. annotations: The initials A W in MS below the woodcut on the right side of the sheet; on the reverse of the backing paper is a MS note by Anthony Wood, showing descent of Holt family. Torn left edge.

Ballad

Title: Murder upon murder, committed by Thomas Sherwood, alias, countrey Tom: and Elizabeth Evans, alias, Canbrye Besse

First Line: List Christians all unto my song

Tune: Bragandary downe

References:

ESTC: S102603

Themes:  MurderCrime - 17th century


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
45C221: Helmet
45D313: Private soldier
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
32B311(SPANIARDS): Europeans: Spaniards

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D211: Dress, gown
41D222(STANDING BAND): Neck-gear ~ clothing (with NAME)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
44G35: Body of the executed displayed in public
31E2355: Violent death by hanging
44G32: Executioner, hangman
45C14(HALBERD): Helved weapons, polearms (for striking, hacking, thrusting): halberd
44G321(GIBBET): Instruments of torture, execution or punishment (with NAME)

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25I12: Prospect of city, town panorama, silhouette of city



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