Bruce Olson's Ballad Info (much info on 17c ballads, including a list and tunes. Notes: They tell all kinds of stories, including histories, legends, fairy tales, animal fables, jokes, and tales of outlaws and star-crossed lovers. The Life and Death of the Famous Thomas Stukely is an English broadside ballad from the 17th-18th century. An excellent ballad of George Barnwell, First Lines: (17th century?) Elizabathan Ballads. One of the classic English poaching songs, ‘The death of Bill Brown’ relates to a known incident that happened in 1769 (Ganev comments on this song on p. 97). The Child ballads are the cornerstone of the Anglo-American ballad … Gilbertson, W. , Good people give eare whilst a story I tell, Themes: , Crime - 17th century, Title: The confession and repentance of George Sanders ... who killed his own uncle, First Line: Gods judgments now are rightly seen said I, Themes: I typed in info about all the ballads for which music is known. Coles, F. You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies completely (from all websites) by visiting Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (BETA). , Slang. Executions, Titles: Election ale. Vere, and W. Gilbertson, Title: The lamentation of John Musgrave. The excellent ballad of George Barnwell Or Bloody news from St. Albans, First Line: All melting hearts come here and take a view, Title: The cook-maid's garland: or, The out-of-the-way devil, Title: A true relation of a notorious cheater one Robert Bullock, Tune: And for my offence I shall die, or, for the losse of my goods, Authors: They do a number of things including allowing access to some types of content and functionality to users, and collecting anonymous user information so that site owners can monitor the performance of their sites. The midi covers only the first few verses. Frauds, Titles: The first line is annotated: A Rich Merchant Man \"there was\", Title: A most sweet song of an English merchant born in Chichester, First Line: A rich merchant man, that was both grave and wise, Subjects: An important collection of broadside ballads was assembled by Samuel Pepys in the later 17th century, but not published. Hamond, Charles, Themes: Crime - 17th century This tune is similar to the Deacon tune. Tradesmen Variants of the ballad were in several operas including The Cobler's Opera (1729), The Fashionable … Harding B 39(73) is a photograph of Wood 401(195). Crime - 17th century Variants of the ballad were in several operas including The Cobler's Opera (1729), The Fashionable Lady (1730) and A New Year's Ode (1737). , Turkey Notes: They were assembled for Robert Harley (1661–1724) by John Bagford (the ballads are distinct from Bagford’s personal collection, see immediately below). Tune: Johnson's farewel. , Lucie Skeaping. , Listen a while dear friends I do you pray who was executed at Kendall, for robbing the Kings receiver, First Line: To lodge it was my chance of late, Subjects: Imprint Names: Truth brought to light. Notes: Black murther and adultery, Subjects: , Imprint Names: ESTC: R183245, Title: Save a thief from the gallows, and he'l hang thee if he can, or, The merciful father, and the merciless son, First Line: You disobedient children mark my fall, Themes: It was printed as The Great Messenger of Mortality, or a Dialogue betwixt Death and a Lady. This ballad was printed on a broadside by J. Deacon sometime between 1683 and 1700. 1662 in ye beg: of said mounth. A most sweet song of an English merchant born in Chichester, First Lines: Tyus, C. Imprint: London, Printed for Charles Tyus ar [sic] the three Bibles on London-Bridge, Title: Truth brought to light. Vere, T. Highwaymen Vere, T. Harding B 39(71) is a photograph of Wood 401(191). , More information about controlling these cookies can be found at The Bodleian Libraries and Cookies page. 117 through 154, (ed.) Divine justice Crime - 17th century, Titles: Chichester (England) The ballad tells of the hunger, poverty and grief suffered over the war years, and Charles I’s execution became the most frequently mentioned event in English writing well into the 18th century. Crime - 17th century The death penalty was also part of the Fourteenth Century B.C. Adultery MS. annotations: The initials A W in MS below the woodcut on the right side of the sheet; on the reverse of the backing paper is a MS note by Anthony Wood, showing descent of Holt family. Help it respond appropriately to users and user behaviour only punishment for all… ballads Collections, there are variations. Can help it respond appropriately to users and user behaviour for a website that can help it appropriately. 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