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Viewing: Wood 401(55)

Sheet Notes:  On the reverse is a MS note by Wood describing the historical figure of Henry VIII's reign, Andrew Breton (known as Barton) with reference to Edward Herbert, The life and raigne of king Henry the eighth (1672) [first printed 1649].

Ballad - Roud Number: 104

Title: A true relation of the life and death of sir Andrew Barton, a pyrate and rover on the seas

First Line: When Flora with her fragrant flowers

Tune: Come follow me love

References:

ESTC: R185701

Subjects:  Barton, Andrew, d. 1511

Themes:  Piracy


Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C16(CANNON)(+1): Firearms: cannon (+ during the battle)
45(+3): Warfare; military affairs (+ naval force)



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