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Ballad - Roud Number: V9619

Title: The lamenting ladies last farewel to the world. Who being in a strange exile bewailes her own misery

First Line: Mournfull Melpomeny assist my quill

Tune: O hone, O hone

Authors:  S., E.

Subjects:  Elizabeth, Princess, da. of Charles I, 1635-1650

Themes:  Commonwealth and protectorate, 1649-1660Civil war, 1642-1649Politics and government - 17th century1650


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA2522: Postures and gestures of arms and hands - AA - both arms or hands
42E411: Mourning dress
11C12: Hand, 'Dextera Dei' ~ symbol of God the Father

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A124: Knight
42E22: Cortege, funeral procession
42E222: Funeral carriages



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