EBBA ID: 20793

Magdalene College - Pepys 2.176
 
A New Ballad of / Three Merry Butchers / AND / Ten High-Way Men, how three Butchers went to pay Five Hundred Pounds away, and hearing a Woman / crying in a Wood, went to relieve her, and was there set upon by these Ten High-Way Men, and how only / stout Johnson fought with them all, who kill'd Eight of the Ten, and last was kill'd by the Woman whom / he went to save out of the Wood.
Date Published 1684-1700 ?
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Imprint Printed for J. Bissel at the Bible and Harp in West-/ smith-field.
License Licensed according to Order.
Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 2.176
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 2.176
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  Part 1
Title A New Ballad of / Three Merry Butchers / AND / Ten High-Way Men, how three Butchers went to pay Five Hundred Pounds away, and hearing a Woman / crying in a Wood, went to relieve her, and was there set upon by these Ten High-Way Men, and how only / stout Johnson fought with them all, who kill'd Eight of the Ten, and last was kill'd by the Woman whom / he went to save out of the Wood.
Tune Imprint To an Excellent New Tune.
First Lines Ill tell you of a story of lovly Butchers three, / There's Wilson, Gibson, Jonnson, mark well what I shall
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Album Page 1/2 sheet oblong folio, 204 x 300
Condition cropped left, right, and bottom edges, creased, uneven inking
Ornament vertical rule and cast fleurons