EBBA ID: 21825

Magdalene College - Pepys 4.163
 
The Merchant-man and the Fidlers wife: / Discovering a pretty conceit how a Fidler, in hope of gain / (and trusting too much to his Wifes honesty) was made a Cuckold by the / Merchant; and lost his Fiddle to boot. / He laid his Fiddle to a Ship, / In hopes for to be made / But Peggy let the Merchant flip, / and Robin he was betray'd
Date Published 1678-1680
Author J. P.
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Imprint Printed for Fr. Coles, Tho. Vere, J. Wright, J. Clarke, W. Thackeray, and T. Passenger
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 4.163
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 4.163
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Title The Merchant-man and the Fidlers wife: / Discovering a pretty conceit how a Fidler, in hope of gain / (and trusting too much to his Wifes honesty) was made a Cuckold by the / Merchant; and lost his Fiddle to boot. / He laid his Fiddle to a Ship, / In hopes for to be made / But Peggy let the Merchant flip, / and Robin he was betray'd
Tune Imprint To a Pleafant Northern Tune,
First Lines IT was a Rich Merchant man, / That had both ship and all,
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Album Page 1/2 sheet oblong folio, ?210 x 314
Condition cropped left edge, uneven inking
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