Broadside Ballads Online

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Viewing: Firth b.25(591)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V34349

Title: Old Christmas is come

First Line: Old Christmas again shows his white frosted head

Themes:  Christmas


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3946

Title: A new song on the royal wedding

First Line: Good peoplc [sic] draw near and attend for awhilo [sic]

Subjects:  Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 476

Title: Brennan on the moor

First Line: It's of a fearless highwayman a story I will tell

Themes:  Highwaymen


4th Ballad - Roud Number: V4083

Title: Lines written on a discussion between a Protestant boy, and a catholic girl, near Dundalk, county Louth

First Line: As I roved out one evening in the spring eime [sic] of the year

Notes:  Appears also in Firth b.27(11/12)

Themes:  Religious controversy - Ireland


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43C244: Skates (winter sports)
31D2211: Human life divided into stages

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
23R14: Night
45D313: Private soldier
33C21: Courting
41A12: Castle
24B: Moon as celestial body



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