EBBA ID: 20178

Magdalene College - Pepys 1.384-385
 
The wiuing age. / OR / A great Complaint of the Maidens of London, / Who now for lacke of good Husbands are vndone, / For now many Widowes though neuer so old, / Are caught vp by young men for lucre of gold.
Date Published 1627?
Author Martin Parker
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Imprint Printed for Francis Coules at the vpper end of the Old Baily neere Newgate.
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Pages 1.384, 1.385
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 1.384-385
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 Part 1Part 2
TitleThe wiuing age. / OR / A great Complaint of the Maidens of London, / Who now for lacke of good Husbands are vndone, / For now many Widowes though neuer so old, / Are caught vp by young men for lucre of gold. The second part,
Tune ImprintTo the tune of the Golden age.The second part, to the same tune.
First LinesTHe Maidens of London are now in despaire, / How they shall get husbands, it is all their care,LEt Maidens be patient, and neuer take thought, / But stay vntill all the old widowes be caught,
RefrainOh this is a wiuing age. / Oh this is a wiuing age.Oh this is a wiuing age. / Oh this is a wiuing age.
Album Page1/2 sheet folio, originally left part, 274 x 1761/2 sheet folio, originally right part, 274 x 176
Conditioncropped right edge, damaged surface, uneven inkingcropped right edge, damaged surface, uneven inking
Ornamentcast fleuronscast fleurons