Harding B 39(64) is a photograph of Wood 401(177). These entries, especially the ones dating back to the 17th century, were full liable to crisscross the unmarked boundaries between history and legend. London, Imprint: Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, and W. Gilbertson, Notes:  A rich merchant man, that was both grave and wise, Subjects: Imprint Names:  Title: Luke Huttons lamentation, which he wrote the day before his death, being condemned to be hanged at York, for his robberies and trespasses commited therabouts, First Line: I am a poor prisoner condemned to die, Authors:  This list may not reflect recent changes (). Executions All in a Garden Green (from "The King's Delight - 17th century ballads for voice & violin band") 2:26: $0.99 As sung before the absolvent commissioners Wood 401(177); MS date: In the beg. Notes:  Gloucestershire (England), Themes: Crime - 17th century Crime - 17th century, Bodleian Libraries | University of Oxford | Cookies. Coles, F. Vere, and W. Gilbertson, Title: The lamentation of John Musgrave. A broadside of the ballad appears in the Roxburghe Collection. A most wonderful and sad judgement of God upon one Dorothy Mattley late of Ashover, First Lines: Thus she writes: ‘Many ballads about poaching appear to be from the late nineteenth century but there are a few from the early 1800s’. Harding B 39(71) is a photograph of Wood 401(191). Crime - 17th century Turkey The broadside ballad was a particularly popular form of printed product in the seventeenth-century Anglo-American world. My Lord Willoughbies Welcome Home. Crime - 17th century ,  The tune has a psalm-like quality, written in four short phrases, three of … Or, Wonderful strange and true news from Gloucester shire, concerning one Mr. William Harrison, First Line: Amongst those wonders which on earth are shown, Subjects:  Harding B 39(71) is a photograph of Wood 401(191). Gilbertson, W. Imprint Locations:  This ballad was first printed on a broadside by J. Deacon sometime between 1683 and 1700. The excellent ballad of George Barnwell Castration Here's twenty sworn brethren, trades-men all, First Lines: Imprint: London Printed for F.C. Tyus, C. Imprint: London, Printed for Charles Tyus ar [sic] the three Bibles on London-Bridge, Title: Truth brought to light. [s.n. The ballads in question are a traditional Scottish ballad, the earliest known version dating from the end of the 18th century, and two English broadsides, both of which date from the 17th century. T.V. Notes:  Emden (Germany), Themes:  J.W. Emden (Germany), Themes: The 17th century, however, is often – albeit problematically – associated with a group of texts known as the ‘Scottish ballads’. Divine justice. Executions, Notes:  117 through 154, (ed.) Tho. ,  An important collection of broadside ballads was assembled by Samuel Pepys in the later 17th century, but not published. Vere, T. Title: The careless curate and the bloudy butcher, Subjects:  Election ale. ,  Imprint Names:  Merchants ,  by Francis James Child (1882–1898). Cookies are small text files that can be written and read by websites and stored by the browser on your computer, tablet or smartphone. 's Draconian Code of Athens, which made death the only punishment for all… ,  First Line: The time is come at length that I. Tune: Johnson's farewel. Elizabathan Ballads. Frauds, Titles: ,  An excellent ballad of George Barnwell, First Lines: Celtic literature - Celtic literature - Developments of the 18th century: Almost no secular poetry in Gaelic was printed before 1751, and most earlier verse was recovered from oral tradition after that date. Notes:  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:  Another ballad is printed on the reverse; see Vet. These anonymous poems and songs may reach back into the mediaeval period, and they began to be systematically collected, reworked (and possibly added to) … Coles, F. Murder Coles, F. Lucie Skeaping. London. Robin Hood: a collection of all the ancient poems, songs, and ballads (ed.) Clergy In addition, there are non-broadside ballads, but I haven yet to find a good index of them. Crime - 17th century Merchants Executions Titles: An excellent ballad intituled the unfortunate love of a Lancashire gentleman, and the hard fortune of a fair young bride An excellent ballad, intituled: The unfortunate love of a Lancashire gentleman, & the hard fortune of … Imprint Names:  Imprint Names:  ,  A3 b.43(1v). ,  Death was altogether mysterious. Notes:  Chelmsford (England), Themes: Titles: ,  17th Century Ballads and Dances. Title: Arthur Chambers's sorrowful farewell to the World. 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. Theft They were assembled for Robert Harley (1661–1724) by John Bagford (the ballads are distinct from Bagford’s personal collection, see immediately below). Mr. White with respectful feeling, Themes: Parliamentary elections David Douglass. Wright, J. Listen a while dear friends I do you pray Executions, Titles: German literature - German literature - Late Middle Ages and early Renaissance: The late Middle Ages in Europe was a time of decadence and regeneration. Crime - 17th century, Titles: ,  Crime - 17th century Kendal (England), Themes: Imprint: Lonpuo [sic] Printed for William Gilbertson i [sic] at the Bible in Giltspur-street, Title: The divils cruelty to mankind. A true relation of a notorious cheater one Robert Bullock, First Lines: who was executed at Kendall, for robbing the Kings receiver, First Line: To lodge it was my chance of late, Subjects:  The text in the second illustration is: Lord bring my soule out of prison. Good people give eare whilst a story I tell, Themes: Witches Psal. Chelmsford (England), Themes:  ,  Good Christian people lend an eare, Themes: Harding B 39(69) is a photograph of Wood 401(187). Themes: Crime - 17th century Crime - 17th century I typed in info about all the ballads for which music is known. Gilbertson, W. All ye youths of fair England, Themes: Murder Slang. Shelved at C.20.f.7–10 (numbered Rox.I-IV) are in three volumes. Gilbertson, W. Title: A most wonderful and sad judgement of God upon one Dorothy Mattley late of Ashover, First Line: Listen a while dear friends I do you pray, Themes:  Come listen all good people, Subjects: ,  ,  Parker, Martin, d. 1656, Notes:  ,  Langley, T. Imprint: Printed at London for T. Langley, and are to be sold by Thomas Lambert in Smithfield, neare to the Hospitall gate, Title: Murder upon murder, committed by Thomas Sherwood, alias, countrey Tom: and Elizabeth Evans, alias, Canbrye Besse, First Line: List Christians all unto my song. Imprint Names:  Frauds. This ballad was printed on a broadside by J. Deacon sometime between 1683 and 1700. Notes:  Witches. Adultery Harding B 39(73) is a photograph of Wood 401(195). Imprint Names:  The Roxburghe Ballads : almost 1,500 17th-century broadside ballads mostly English and largely in Black Letter. London Grove, F. Imprint Locations:  Notes:  ,  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). ,  ,  Murder ,  London, Imprint: Printed at London for F.G. on Snow-hill, Title: A warning for wives, by the example of one Katherine Francis, alias Stoke, First Line: Alas what wretched bloody times, Authors:  ,  A patriotic Elizabethan ballad. (Source - David Cressy) Royal Delight. ,  Murder ballads are a subgenre of the traditional ballad form dealing with a crime or a gruesome death. 1662 in ye beg: of said mounth. 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. Bruce Olson's Ballad Info (much info on 17c ballads, including a list and tunes. Crime - 17th century Pages in category "17th-century broadside ballads" The following 38 pages are in this category, out of 38 total. A ioyful new Ballad or The obtaining of the great Galleazzo. Tradesmen A late 17th century, anti-Quaker piece. Adultery Early ballads (15th and 16th century) A Gest of Robyn Hode; Robin Hood and the Monk Crime - 17th century Taverns Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8325. Truth brought to light. BROADSIDE BALLADS OF 17 TH CENTURY ENGLAND. Harding B 39(73) is a photograph of Wood 401(195). Crime - 17th century, Imprint: Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, and W, Gilbertson, Title: The downfall of William Grismond, or, A lamentable murder by him committed at Lainterdine in the County of Hereford the 22 of March, 1650, Themes:  Executions The death penalty was also part of the Fourteenth Century B.C. 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). Harding B 39(69) is a photograph of Wood 401(187). The careless curate and the bloudy butcher, First Lines: We're going to spend the next hour exploring the world of the broadside ballad - the penny songsheets that flooded the streets of England during the 17th century, roughly between the time of Elizabeth I and William and Mary - and which acted both as the pop songs and the tabloid press their day. This anonymously tracks individual visitor behaviour on the website so that we can see how the site is being used. Crime - 17th century If you wish to have a deeper understanding about the cookies that Google uses check Cookies & Google Analytics page. All youths of fair England Apprentices Suicide Stingo, or Oil of the Barley, or A Cup of Old Stingo. Notes:  Executions, Titles: Vere, T. London Crime - 17th century Wood 401(197); MS. annotations identifying the persons named. The Life and Death of the Famous Thomas Stukely is an English broadside ballad from the 17th-18th century. Tradesmen, Titles: In his Musical Century (1737), which consists mostly of his own music, Henry Carey notes that for “A New Year’s Ode” the melody of the second recitative was “stolen from an Old Ballad called Death and the Lady.”. Divine justice In the 17th century the death rate was 25-35 per 1000 of the population (currently in the modern west it is at 8 per 1000), and as many as a quarter of women who died, died in childbirth. With his last advice to Hall the chimney-sweeper, who impeach'd him, after his condemnation, in Newgate. Merchants (17th century?) These were songs printed on a single sheet of paper and sold cheaply for a penny by sellers who recited them in the streets and in alehouses. Hutton, Luke, d. 1598, Themes:  Imprint Names:  Come all ye British freemen To lodge it was my chance of late, Subjects: ], Imprint Locations:  Chichester (England) Castration. ,  There are many variations to the tune and lyrics under the same title. The midi covers only the first few verses. London The Traditional Ballad Index (but beware their attributions, they aren't very rigorous) Early 17th Century Ballads; Early American Secular Music … Suicide. Crime - 17th century, Titles: You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies completely (from all websites) by visiting Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (BETA). of March 1661. Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (BETA). by Joseph Ritson (1795). Despite their shortcomings, the singer bravely predicts a … Rape 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:  ,  Vere, T. Being a true relation of the life and death of George Gibbs, First Line: Good Christian people lend an eare, Authors:  MS. annotations identifying the persons named. ], Title: Arthur Chambers's sorrowful farewell to the World. [s.l. Notes:  Performed by Ellen Hargis, soprano; Paul O'Dette, lute and cittern; The King's Noyse [David Douglass, violin; Robert Mealy, violin and viola; Scott Metcalf & Jane Starkman, violas; Emily Walhout, bass violin], dir. A popular ale drinking ballad. The divils cruelty to mankind. London Vere, T. Wright, J. Imprint Locations:  ,  W.G. Black murther and adultery, Subjects: There are many variations to the tune and lyrics under the same title; an earlier version is contained in the second half of Beauties Warning (1681). ,  Pre-1600 English Ballads: The Database This information was mostly culled from Livingston's British Broadside Ballads of the 16th Century: A Catalogue of the Extant Sheets and an Essay. For centuries, murder ballads have served as a way for people to memorialize shocking or titillating events. ,  The Child ballads are the cornerstone of the Anglo-American ballad … Ballad. Chichester (England) London This version was collected in Sussex in 1893. Or, Wonderful strange and true news from Gloucester shire, concerning one Mr. William Harrison, First Lines: It was printed as The Great Messenger of Mortality, or a Dialogue betwixt Death and a Lady. They are a kind of "memory" for a website that can help it respond appropriately to users and user behaviour. Imprint Names:  ,  Wood 401(195); MS. date: mense mar. 's Hittite Code; in the Seventh Century B.C. ** Not the Earl who gave us sammiches, but his ancestor. The first two ballads listed here (the "Death" and "Gisborne"), although preserved in 17th century copies, are generally agreed to preserve the substance of late medieval ballads. Crime - 17th century, Notes:  1650. Kendal (England). Coles, F. Turkey, Themes:  Crime - 17th century, Imprint: London, Printed for F. Coles, J.W. ,  Notes:  Crime - 17th century, Titles: Torn left edge. Amongst those wonders which on earth are shown, Subjects: Wood 402(91, 92); cropped on right edge, affecting the MS annotations. ,  It was printed as The Great Messenger of Mortality, or a Dialogue Betwixt Death and a Lady. An earlier version is the second half of Beauties Warning, 1681-2.*. Clarke, J. Imprint: Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, J. Wright, and J. Clarke, Title: The Hartford-shires murder. Folk murder ballads date back to the mid-17th century… Notes:  References: ESTC: R234829. Some pre-1600 material, you have to dig for it.) Wood 401(187); MS. date: mense Feb: 1662. ,  Highwaymen Imprint Names:  ,  Due to their cheap, mass-produced quality, only about 10,000 English broadside ballads from the whole of the 17th century are known to survive, ... / Lest Death … This tune is similar to the Deacon tune. Ballads appearing in 17th-century Percy Folio [edit | edit source] NB. Prostitution Crime - 17th century More information about controlling these cookies can be found at The Bodleian Libraries and Cookies page. 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:  Shenton, Francis, Subjects:  A most sweet song of an English merchant born in Chichester, First Lines: ,  Hamond, Charles, Themes:  Slang Clergy Theft ,  ,  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. Harding B 39(78) is a photocopy of Wood 402(91, 92). Theft, Titles: Ballads Collections . ,  who was executed at Kendall, for robbing the Kings receiver, First Lines: Crime - 17th century Wright, J. Imprint: London, Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, and J. Wright, Title: Here's twenty sworn brethren, trades-men all, First Line: Good people give eare whilst a story I tell, Themes:  Their lyrics form a narrative describing the events of a murder, often including the lead-up and/or aftermath.The term refers to the content, and may be applied to traditional ballads, part of oral culture. Negative photograph of: Pepys Ballads I: 118. ,  This website stores cookies to remember the style (colours/fonts) preference and the ones used in Google Analytics. 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:  On this day.. 1731: Catherine Bevan, burned alive in Delaware - 2019; 1941: Viggo Hasteen and Rolf Wickstrom, for the Milk Strike - 2018 Introduction Traditional ballads are narrative folksongs - simply put, they are folksongs that tell stories. Being a true relation of the life and death of George Gibbs, First Lines: W. White, dealer in marine stores ,  Crime - 17th century Early Death Penalty Laws The first established death penalty laws date as far back as the Eighteenth Century B.C. 142, Sheet References:  Theft Variants of the ballad were in several operas including The Cobler's Opera (1729), The Fashionable … Copies of the broadside … The lamentation of John Musgrave. We only use this information for monitoring and improving our website and content for the benefit of our users (you). 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