EBBA ID: 31733

University of Glasgow Library - Euing 235
 
A New BALLAD / Of the Three Merry Butchers, / And Ten High-way Men, how three Butchers went to pay Five 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 how 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 Printed for J. Bissel at the Bible and Harp in West-Smithfield
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Collection University of Glasgow Library - Euing
Location University of Glasgow Library
Shelfmark Euing Ballads 235
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Title A New BALLAD / Of the Three Merry Butchers, / And Ten High-way Men, how three Butchers went to pay Five 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 how 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, / There's Wilson, Gibson, JOhnson, mark well what I shall say,
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