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Ballad - Roud Number: 3729

Title: A lamentable ballad of fair Rosamond, concubine to Henry II

First Line: When as king Henry rul'd this land

Tune: Flying fame

Authors:  Deloney, Thomas, 1543-1600


ESTC: T206379

Subjects:  Clifford, Rosamond, d. 1176Henry II, King of England, 1133-1189Eleanor, of Aquitaine, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of England, 1122-1204


IconClass Codes:
44B113: King
44B191: Crown (symbol of sovereignty)
45C13(DAGGER): Hacking and thrusting weapons: dagger
44B152: Royal household; courtiers, retinue, train
61BB2(Eleanor, of Aquitaine, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of England, 1122?-1204): Historical person (with NAME) - BB - woman
61BB2(Clifford, Rosamond, d. 1176?): Historical person (with NAME) - BB - woman
44GG511: Murderer - GG - female
44B1211: Throne-room
44B1511: Queen, empress, etc. (wife of a ruler)
31E23332: Violent death by poison in drink
31AA233: Kneeling figure - AA - female human figure
44B197: Mantle, gown, dress (symbol of sovereignty)

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