EBBA ID: 31478

British Library - Roxburghe 3.797
 
The Barnard-Castle Tragedy, / Shewing how one John Atkinson of Murton near Appleby, Servant to Thomas Howson, Miller, / at Barnard-Castle Bridge End, courted the said Howson's Sister; and after he had gain'd her entire Affecti- / on by his wheedling Solicitations, left her disconsolate, and made Courtship to another, whom he mar- / ried by the treacherous Advice of one Thomas Skelton, who to save the Priest's Fees, &c. Perform'd the / Ceremony himself; and upon her hearing the News, broke her Heart, and bled to Death on the Spot, this / being both true and tragical, 'tis hop'd 'twill be a Warning to all Lovers.
Date Published 1718
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Imprint Printed for the Author, in the Year 1718.
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Collection British Library - Roxburghe
Page 3.797
Location British Library
Shelfmark C.20.f.9.797
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Title The Barnard-Castle Tragedy, / Shewing how one John Atkinson of Murton near Appleby, Servant to Thomas Howson, Miller, / at Barnard-Castle Bridge End, courted the said Howson's Sister; and after he had gain'd her entire Affecti- / on by his wheedling Solicitations, left her disconsolate, and made Courtship to another, whom he mar- / ried by the treacherous Advice of one Thomas Skelton, who to save the Priest's Fees, &c. Perform'd the / Ceremony himself; and upon her hearing the News, broke her Heart, and bled to Death on the Spot, this / being both true and tragical, 'tis hop'd 'twill be a Warning to all Lovers.
Tune Imprint Tune of, Constant Anthony.
First Lines YOung Men and Maidens all, I pray you now attend, / Mark well this Tragedy which you find here pen'd,
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