EBBA ID: 21012

Magdalene College - Pepys 3.19
 
A NOBLE RIDDLE / Wisely Expounded: OR / The Maids answer to the Knights three Questions. / She with her excellent wit and Civil carriage, / Won a young Knight to joyn with her in Marriage; / This gallant Couple now is Man and Wife, / And she with him doth lead a pleasant life.
Date Published 1692-1695 ?
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Imprint Printed for W. Thackeray, E.M. and A.M.
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 3.19
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 3.19r
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  Part 1
Title A NOBLE RIDDLE / Wisely Expounded: OR / The Maids answer to the Knights three Questions. / She with her excellent wit and Civil carriage, / Won a young Knight to joyn with her in Marriage; / This gallant Couple now is Man and Wife, / And she with him doth lead a pleasant life.
Tune Imprint Tune is, Lay the bent to the bonny broom.
First Lines THere was a Lady of the North=Country / lay the bent to the bonny broom,
Refrain lay the bent to the bonny broom, (line 2 of each stanza); fa la la la, fa la la la ra re (line 4 of each stanza)
Album Page 1/2 sheet oblong folio, hinged, 195 x 300
Condition cropped left edge, torn bottom right corner, creased, damaged surface, uneven inking, verso shows through
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