EBBA 36072

Manchester Central Library - Blackletter Ballads
 
[? Robert] Porters / [?] fami- / [?]
Date Published 1650?
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Imprint London Printed for F.G. dwelling on / Snow-hill:
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Collection Manchester Central Library - Blackletter Ballads
Page 2.13
Location Manchester Central Library
Shelfmark BR f 821.04 B49
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     Part 1Part 2
    Title[? Robert] Porters / [?] fami- / [?]The Second Part,
    Tune ImprintT[o the same tune]
    First LinesTHose that a story sad will heare. / With due attention bend an eareSOme passengers walking the street, / With this sad accident did meet,
    RefrainFrom sudden death Lord set us free, / But as God will so things must be.From sudden death Lord set us free / But as God will so things must bee, [with variation]
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    Notes Title and woodcut on left-hand side of page are completely torn off.

    According to the Survey of London: Volume 12, the Parish of All Hallows Barking, Part I: the Church of All Hallows, by Lilian J. Redstone (London, 1929), there was a fire and explosion at All Hallows Church in January 4th, 1650, which is referenced in this ballad.