EBBA ID: 22198

Magdalene College - Pepys 5.375
 
The SEA-Martyrs; / OR, / The Seamen's sad Lamentation for their Faithful Ser- / vice, Bad Pay, and Cruel Usage. / Being a woful Relation how some of them were unmercifully put to / Death for pressing for their Pay, when their Families were like / to starve. / Thus our New Government does Subjects serve, / And leaves them this sad choice to hang or starve.
Date Published 1691
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 5.375
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 5.375r-v
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Title The SEA-Martyrs; / OR, / The Seamen's sad Lamentation for their Faithful Ser- / vice, Bad Pay, and Cruel Usage. / Being a woful Relation how some of them were unmercifully put to / Death for pressing for their Pay, when their Families were like / to starve. / Thus our New Government does Subjects serve, / And leaves them this sad choice to hang or starve.
Tune Imprint To the Tune of Banstead Downs.
First Lines GOod People, do but lend an Ear, / And a sad Story you shall hear,
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Album Page 1/2 sheet folio, mounted, 270 x 160
Condition cropped outer edge, uneven inking, verso shows through
Ornament horizontal and vertical rules