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Viewing: Wood E 25(33)

Ballad - Roud Number: V2862

Title: A looking-glass for traytors, or, High treason rewarded

First Line: Let all bold traytors here come take a view

Tune: Aim not too high, or, Fortune my foe

References:

ESTC: R180055

Subjects:  Coleman, Edward, d. 1678

Themes:  Popish plotExecutions


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
23A1: Father Time, man with wings and scythe
23U22: Hourglass

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31F26(+3): Death as skeleton (+ Death with bow and arrow)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
41A141: The usual house or row of houses
46A7: Crowd, mob
45C14(HALBERD): Helved weapons, polearms (for striking, hacking, thrusting): halberd
44G3415: (person under sentence of death) on the way to the scaffold or place of execution

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
44G32: Executioner, hangman
46A7: Crowd, mob
45C14(HALBERD): Helved weapons, polearms (for striking, hacking, thrusting): halberd
44G3415: (person under sentence of death) on the way to the scaffold or place of execution
31E23121: Violent death by burning at the stake; pyre
44G321(STAKE): Instruments of torture, execution or punishment: stake
46C146: Inciting riding-animal or draught-animal
42E192: Execution of punishment on corpse
41B1: Open fire (in general)



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