EBBA ID: 33075

National Library of Scotland - Crawford 593
 
A New BALLAD / Of the Three Merry Butchers, / [A]nd 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 London, Printed for J. Bissel at the Hospital-Gate in / West Smithfield.
License Licensed according to Order.
Collection National Library of Scotland - Crawford
Location National Library of Scotland
Shelfmark Crawford.EB.593
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Title A New BALLAD / Of the Three Merry Butchers, / [A]nd 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 wison, Gibson, Johnson, mark well what I shall say,
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Notes Printed on the verso of EBBA 33879, titled "Villany Rewarded; / OR, THE / PIRATES Last Farewel / To the VVorld: / Who was Executed at Execution Dock, On Wednesday the 25th. of November, 1696. / Being of Every's Crew. Together with their free Confession of their most Horrid Crimes."