EBBA ID: 36022

Manchester Central Library - Blackletter Ballads 1.32
 
A Warning for all Wicked Livers / By the example of Richard Whitfield, and M. Gibs who were two no- / torious offenders, and both of one company, which two men made / a daily practise, and got their livings by robbing and stealing both / on the High-ways, and in any other places where they came, but / were at last taken, apprehended and condemned to dye for rob- / ing of a Coach, & murdering of a Captains man at Shooters-Hil, / in Kent, some five or six miles from London, and for that offence / and others, Gibs was prest to death at Maidstone in Kent, and Whit- / field was hanged in chains on Shooters-Hil, where he did the bloo- / dy deed, the 27th. of March, 1655. The manner how shall be ex- / actly related in this Ditty.
Date Published 1655?
Author Lawrence Price
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Imprint London Printed for F. Grove dwelling on Snow hill.
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Collection Manchester Central Library - Blackletter Ballads
Page 1.32
Location Manchester Central Library
Shelfmark BR f 821.04 B49
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      Part 1
    Title A Warning for all Wicked Livers / By the example of Richard Whitfield, and M. Gibs who were two no- / torious offenders, and both of one company, which two men made / a daily practise, and got their livings by robbing and stealing both / on the High-ways, and in any other places where they came, but / were at last taken, apprehended and condemned to dye for rob- / ing of a Coach, & murdering of a Captains man at Shooters-Hil, / in Kent, some five or six miles from London, and for that offence / and others, Gibs was prest to death at Maidstone in Kent, and Whit- / field was hanged in chains on Shooters-Hil, where he did the bloo- / dy deed, the 27th. of March, 1655. The manner how shall be ex- / actly related in this Ditty.
    Tune Imprint The Tune is, Ned Smith.
    First Lines OF two notorious Theeves, / my purpose is to tell,
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    Notes Most of the top of the right half of the page has been torn off.