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Viewing: Wood 401(87)

Sheet Notes:  On the reverse is a MS note by Wood, quoting historical accounts of the duel on between Sir George Wharton and Sir James Stuart, 8 Nov. 1609

Ballad - Roud Number: 8192

Title: A lamentable ballad, of a combate lately performed neer London, betwixt Sir James Steward, and Sir George Wharton Knights, who were both slaine at that time

First Line: It grieves my heart to tell the woe

Tune: Downe Plumpton Parke

References:

ESTC: R179929

Themes:  Duelling


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
31A25162(+81): Hand on the heart (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
41D2657: Shoulder-belt, bandoleer
46C1462: Spur
31B6213(+81): Looking sideways (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2711: Walking
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
41D225: Gloves, mittens, etc.

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33B2: Duelling



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