Title:[Collection of English broadside ballads]
Creator/Contributor:Bates, S. (Sarah), bookseller.
Creator/Contributor:Brown, C, bookseller.
Creator/Contributor:Dicey, William, bookseller.
Creator/Contributor:Norris, Thomas, d. 1732, bookseller.
Creator/Contributor:Raikes, Robert, 1690-1757, bookseller.
Creator/Contributor:Ward, N., bookseller.
Creator/Contributor:Wilbraham, George, 1779-1852, former owner.
Creator/Contributor:D. P, former owner.
Date:ca. 1720 (issued)
. A worthy example of a verteous wife who fed her father with her own milk, he being commanded by the Emperor to be starved
to death, and afterwards pardoned. Tune is, flying fame / Printed by T. Norris at the Looking-Glass on London-Bridge, and
sold by S. Bates, at the Sun and Bible in Gilt-spur-Street. -- . Constance and Anthony, or, An admirable new northern story,
of two constant lovers, as I understand, were born near Appleby in Westmoreland ... To the tune of, I would thou wert in Shrewsbury
/ London: Printed by T. Norris, at the Looking-Glass on London-Bridge and sold by S. Bates in Giltspur Street. -- . An
excellent ballad of that most dreadful combate fought between Moore of Moore-Hall and the dragon of Wantley. To a pleasant
tune much in request / Northampton: Printed by R. Raikes and W. Dicey, and sold by N. Ward in Sun-Lane, Reading ... [et al.]
-- . Robin Hood and the beggar, shewing how Robin Hood and the beggar fought, how they changed cloaths, how he went a begging
to Nottingham, and how he saved three brethren from hanging, for stealing of the king's dear. To the tune of Robin Hood and
the stranger, &c. / London: Printed by Tho. Norris, at the Looking-Glass on London-Bridge. -- . A pleasant ballad of King
Henry the Second, and the miller of Mansfield, shewing how he was entertained and lodged at the miller's house, and of the
pleasant communication. To the tune of The French Levalto, &c. / Printed by T. Norris, at the Looking-Glass on London-Bridge
and sold by S. Bates, in Giltspur-Street. -- . A Godly warning to all maidens by the example of God's judgments shewed
on Jerman's wife of Clifton in county of Nottingham, who lying in child-bed was born awya [sic] and never heard of aftereth.
To the tune of The Lady's fall. / Printed by and for T. Norris, at the Looking-Glass on London-Bridge and sold by S. Bates,
at the Sun and Bible in Giltspur-Street. -- . The Norfolk gentleman's last will and testament, who on his death-bed committed
the keeping of his two children, a boy and girl, to his own brother .... To the tune of Rogero, &c. / Printed by R. Raikes
and W. Dicey, at Northampton. -- . An excellent ballad of Noble Marquiss and Patient Grissel. To the tune of The Brides
good morrow, &c. -- . A lamentable ballad of fair Rosamond, King Henry the Second's concubine, who was put to death by
Queen Elinor, in the famous bower of Woodstock, near Oxford. To the tune of Flying fame, &c. / Northamton [sic]: printed by
R. Raikes and W. Dic[ey] -- . A lamentable ballad of the lady's fall. To the tune of In Pescod time, &c. / Printed by
T. Norris at the Looking-Glass on London-Bridge and sold by S. Bates in Giltspur-Street.
. An excellent ballad of George Barnwell, an apprentice in the City of London, who was undone [by] a strumpet, who caused
him thrice to rob his master and to murder his uncle in [Ludlow?] &c. To the tune of The merchant, &c. / London: printed by
and for T. Norris, and sold by S. Bates, at the Sun and Bible in Giltspur-Street. -- . The woful [sic] lamentation of
Jane Shore, a goldsmith's wife in London .... To the tune of Live with me, &c. -- . An excellent ballad entitul'd The
vvandering prince of Troy. To an excellent tune call'd Queen Dido, &c. / Printed by and for T. Norris, at the [Looking-]Glass
on London-Bridge and sold [...] at the Sun and Bible in Giltspur-Stre[et]. -- . [A] lamentable ballad of Little Musgrove
and Lady Barnet. -- . Cupid's revenge, or An account of a king who slighted all women and at length was constrain'd to
marry a beggar, who prov'd a fair and virtuous queen. Tune, I often for my Jenny strove. / For the advantage and convenience
of all chapmen, travellers, &c. Dealers with William Dicey, printer at Northampton, this is to give notice that they may be
furnish'd by William Royce, in St. Clements, Oxford ... [et al.] with the best sorts of old and new ballads, broadsheets,
and histories with finer cuts, much better printed, and cheaper than in any place in England besides. -- . The fryer well-fitted,
or A pretty jest that once befel, how a maid put a fryer to cool in the well. To a merry new tune. / London: printed by and
for C. Brown, and T. Norris, and sold by T. Norris, on London-Bridge. -- . The fair maid of Dunsmore's lamentation, occasion'd
by Lord Wigmore, once Governour of Warwick-Castle, being a full and true relation how he entic'd fair Isabel of Dunsmore,
in VVarwickshire, a shepherd's daughter, to his bed, and she perceiving herself with child by him, rather than undergo the
disgrace amongst her friends, stabbed herself and died immediately. Tune of, Troy town, &c. / London: Printed by and for [C.
Brown and T. Norris ...] -- . Queen Eleanor's confession, shewing how King Henry, with Earl Martial, in fryars habits,
come to her instead of two fryars from France which she sent for. -- . Pattern of true love to you I will recite, between
a beautiful lady and a courteous knight. To the tune of Dainty come thou to me, &c. / London: printed by and for C. Brown,
and a[...] to be sold by C. Bates at the Sun an[d] Bible in Gilt-spur Street. -- . The Spanish lady. Tune of, Flying Fame.
Subject:II, King of England -- Henry -- 1133-1189 -- Poetry
of Aquitaine, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of England -- Eleanor -- 1122?-1204 -- Poetry
England -- London
Undated, probable publication date based on printers' and booksellers' dates from Plomer.
Without music; tunes are suggested.
Each broadside measures approx. 28 x 33 cm. or smaller, mounted on 29 cm sheets.
All broadsides, except two, are illustrated with one to three woodcuts.
Printed in four to six columns.
Plomer, H.R. Dictionary of printers and booksellers, 1668-1725.
Armorial bookplate of George Wilbraham; bookplate of DP. CLUW
Broadside poems-England-18th century.
20 broadsides in 1 bound volume : ill. (woodcuts) ; 29 cm.
f PR1181 C62
Publisher:England unknown place London] unknown place Northampton, [etc.] : T. Norris ... [et al.]