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Viewing: Wood 401(91)

Sheet Notes:  On the reverse is a MS note by Wood stating that the protagonists were alive in 1543.

Ballad - Roud Number: 52

Title: The lamentable ditty of the little Mousgrove, and the Lady Barnet

First Line: As it fell out on a holy-day

References:

ESTC: R179939

Themes:  AdulteryChurch-goingDuelling


1st 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
31A2512(+81): Arm stretched forward (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
46C1462: Spur

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41D221(+44): Head-gear (+ feathers used for clothes)
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D262: Fan
31A25552(+82): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33B2: Duelling



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