EBBA 30289

British Library - Roxburghe
Recording Information
Ballad Title A true Relation of one Susan Higges, dwelling in Risborrow a / Towne in Buckinghamshire, and how shee lived 20. yeeres, by robbing / on the High-wayes, yet unsuspected of all that knew her; till at last, / comming to Messeldon, there robbing a woman; which woman knew / her and called her by her name: now when she saw she was betrayed, she / killed her, and standing by her while she gave three groanes, she spat three drops of blood / in her face, which never could be washt out; by which shee was knowne and executed / for the aforesaid murder at the Assises in Lent at Brickhill.
Tune Imprint To the tune of, The worthy London Prentice.
Standard Tune Title Lusty Gallant
Javascript and Flash Player are required to listen to the ballad recordings.
Launch Player Launch Media Player - This link allows you to browse other pages on the site while the ballad plays in the background. No additional software is required.
Download P1.113.mp3 (Right click, Save As)