EBBA ID: 22346

Magdalene College - Pepys 5.424
 
Comical NEWS from BLOOMSBURY. / THE / FEMALE CAPTAIN: / OR, THE / Counterfit Bridegroom: / Giving a Full and True Relation how one Madam-Mary Plunket, alias, Williams; / a young Woman of eighteen Years of Age, who put on Man's Apparel, assum'd the Name of / Capt. Charles Fairfax, set up for a young Heir, courted a young Gentlewoman of Blooms- / bury, and by the Consent of her Friends [in hopes of Gain] was married to her by a Jaco- / bite Parson; they being at the Charge of the Wedding Cloaths, Ring, Dinner, &c. Of her / living with the young Woman a whole Month undiscovered, using a strange Instrument for / Generation, with the strange manner of the Discovery by an old Woman of the Pretended / Captain's Acquaintance; how being taken up for a Cheat, and committed to the New Prison / at Clearken-well, where she now remains.
Date Published 1690-1701 ?
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Imprint Printed for J. Butcher, at the Sign of the Hartichoak, near Lud-gate.
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 5.424
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 5.424
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  Part 1
Title Comical NEWS from BLOOMSBURY. / THE / FEMALE CAPTAIN: / OR, THE / Counterfit Bridegroom: / Giving a Full and True Relation how one Madam-Mary Plunket, alias, Williams; / a young Woman of eighteen Years of Age, who put on Man's Apparel, assum'd the Name of / Capt. Charles Fairfax, set up for a young Heir, courted a young Gentlewoman of Blooms- / bury, and by the Consent of her Friends [in hopes of Gain] was married to her by a Jaco- / bite Parson; they being at the Charge of the Wedding Cloaths, Ring, Dinner, &c. Of her / living with the young Woman a whole Month undiscovered, using a strange Instrument for / Generation, with the strange manner of the Discovery by an old Woman of the Pretended / Captain's Acquaintance; how being taken up for a Cheat, and committed to the New Prison / at Clearken-well, where she now remains.
Tune Imprint To the Tune of, Ladies of London.
First Lines COme all ye frolicksom Jilts of the Town, / whose Trade like yourselves is uncertain;
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Album Page 1/2 sheet folio, 266 x 166
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Ornament horizontal rules