EBBA ID: 20195

Magdalene College - Pepys 1.414-415
 
The Constant VVife of Sussex. / Vnto you here I will declare, / A story wonderfull and rare, / Of a wife to preuent her husbands shame, / Vpon her selfe tooke all the blame.
Date Published 1632
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Imprint London Printed for Fr. Coles
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Pages 1.414, 1.415
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 1.414-415
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 Part 1Part 2
TitleThe Constant VVife of Sussex. / Vnto you here I will declare, / A story wonderfull and rare, / Of a wife to preuent her husbands shame, / Vpon her selfe tooke all the blame.The second part.
Tune ImprintTo the tune of, I have for all good wives a song.To the same tune.
First LinesLIst to my ditty Country men, / I will decipher with my pen,HOw al things stood with Besse the maid, / who came with speed and to her said,
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Album Page1/2 sheet folio, originally left part, 285 x 1401/2 sheet folio, originally right part, 281 x 150
Conditionuneven inkingcropped right edge, creased, damaged surface, uneven inking
Ornamentcast fleuronscast fleurons