EBBA 20938

Magdalene College - Pepys
 
The Distressed MOTHER: / Being a Merchants Daughter of London, who lost her Husband in Ireland, and her Father falling to decay, lying / a Prison brought her youngest Child to the Court at Kensington, leaving it there with a Note in its bosome, which / [?]misfortunes; desiring the Queen to be Kind to the Child for its parents sake; which she graciously ac-[?]id.
Date Published 1690
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Imprint Printed for P. Brooksby, J. Deacon, J. Blare, J. Back
License Licensed according to Order.
Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 2.319
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 2.319
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  Part 1
Title The Distressed MOTHER: / Being a Merchants Daughter of London, who lost her Husband in Ireland, and her Father falling to decay, lying / a Prison brought her youngest Child to the Court at Kensington, leaving it there with a Note in its bosome, which / [?]misfortunes; desiring the Queen to be Kind to the Child for its parents sake; which she graciously ac-[?]id.
Tune Imprint To the Tune of, Let Caesar live long.
First Lines All you that have now a desire to hear / A pleasant new Ditty, I'd have you draw near,
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Album Page 1/2 sheet oblong folio ?200 x 315
Condition damaged surface, uneven inking
Ornament cast fleurons