Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1845 and 1859


Two variant copies Two variant copies

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Viewing: Harding B 11(1457)

Sheet Notes:  Harding B 11(1457) is imperfect

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6230

Title: The handsome wife

First Line: My friends, when I was twenty one

Tune: Green grow the rushes O!

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad

Title: There's no mistake in that

First Line: My friends, come list to me

Tune: Nancekeens

Themes:  Domestic economyDomestic strife

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