EBBA 37028

British Library - Collection of 225 Ballads
 
The Spanish Virgin; Or, The Effects of Jealousie. / Being a sad and lamentable story of a young and beautiful Gentlewoman, who waited on a cruel / Lady, that was jealous that her Lord lay with her; whereupon she took this revenge upon / this Maid, who was innocent of any such action. Her Lord being gone a journey, she caused her / to be put into a dark dungeon, which had not been opened for many years, which was haunt- / ed with great Snakes, Adders and Toads; the Snakes immediately seized on her and kill'd her, / at which sight the Lady run mad and dyed, being a just reward of her cruel jealousie.
Date Published 1641-1703 ?
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Imprint Printed for W. Thackeray, at the sign of the Angel in Duck-lane.
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Collection British Library - Collection of 225 Ballads
Location British Library
Shelfmark C.22.f.6.(181.)
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      Part 1
    Title The Spanish Virgin; Or, The Effects of Jealousie. / Being a sad and lamentable story of a young and beautiful Gentlewoman, who waited on a cruel / Lady, that was jealous that her Lord lay with her; whereupon she took this revenge upon / this Maid, who was innocent of any such action. Her Lord being gone a journey, she caused her / to be put into a dark dungeon, which had not been opened for many years, which was haunt- / ed with great Snakes, Adders and Toads; the Snakes immediately seized on her and kill'd her, / at which sight the Lady run mad and dyed, being a just reward of her cruel jealousie.
    Tune Imprint To the Tune of, Chievy Chase; Or, Aim not too high.
    First Lines ALL tender hearts that ake to hear, / of those that suffer wrong,
    Refrain Oh jealousie thou art nurst in hell, / Depart from hence and therein dwell.
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