EBBA ID: 31196

British Library - Roxburghe 3.496-497
 
A New BALLAD / Of the Three Merry Butchers, / And ten High-way Men, how three Butchers went to pay live Hundred Pounds away, and hearing a Woman crying in / the Wood, went to Relieve her, and was there set upon by these ten High-way Men; and hwo only stout Johnson / fought with them all, who killed eight of the ten; and at last was killed by the Woman he went to save in the Wood.
Date Published 1684-1700 ?
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Imprint London, Printed for J. B
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Collection British Library - Roxburghe
Pages 3.496, 3.497
Location British Library
Shelfmark C.20.f.9.496-497
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  Part 1
Title A New BALLAD / Of the Three Merry Butchers, / And ten High-way Men, how three Butchers went to pay live Hundred Pounds away, and hearing a Woman crying in / the Wood, went to Relieve her, and was there set upon by these ten High-way Men; and hwo only stout Johnson / fought with them all, who killed eight of the ten; and at last was killed by the Woman he went to save in the Wood.
Tune Imprint To an Excellent New Tune.
First Lines I'LL tell you of a Story of lovely Butchers three, / The e's Wilson, Gibson, Johnson, mark well what I shall say,
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