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Viewing: Wood 401(85)

Ballad - Roud Number: V26632

Title: Luke Huttons lamentation, which he wrote the day before his death, being condemned to be hanged at York, for his robberies and trespasses commited therabouts

First Line: I am a poor prisoner condemned to die

Tune: Wandring and wavering

Authors:  Hutton, Luke, d. 1598

References:

ESTC: S121364

Themes:  HighwaymenCrime - 17th century


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46B311: Coin
44G312: Prisoner; in fetters
46A16: The rich
46A1632: Money-chest, treasure-chest, money-box

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
31A231: Standing figure
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
41D212: Coat, cape
31A2512(+81): Arm stretched forward (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
48C167: Pavement, floor ~ architecture

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44G32: Executioner, hangman
44G321(GIBBET): Instruments of torture, execution or punishment (with NAME)
44G34: Death penalty, execution



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