The Ballads & Songs of Derbyshire With Illustrative Notes, and Examples of the Original Music, etc.
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The Ballads & Songs of Derbyshire With Illustrative Notes, and Examples of the Original Music, etc.

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  • THE BALLADS & SONGS OF DERBYSHIRE. With Illustrative Notes, and Examples of the Original Music, etc. EDITED BY LLEWELLYNN JEWITT, F.S.A., &c., &c.
    • Introduction.
    • Contents.
  • DERBYSHIRE BALLADS.
    • King Henry V., His Conquest of France, in Revenge for the Affront offered by the French King, in sending him (instead of the Tribute) a Ton of Tennis-balls.
    • A Ballad of Darbyshire. BY SIR ASTON COKAIN.
    • THE MOST PLEASANT Song of Lady Bessy, The Eldest Daughter of King Edward the Fourth, and how she married King Henry the Seventh, of the House of Lancaster.
    • Devonshire's Noble Duel WITH LORD DANBY IN THE YEAR 1687.
    • The Unconsionable Batchelors of Darby: Or the Young Lasses Pawn'd by their Sweet-hearts, for a large Reckning, at Nottingham Goose-Fair, where poor Susan was forced to pay the Shot.
    • The Humours of Hayfield Fair.
    • ON THE Strange and Wonderful Sight That was seen in the Air on the 6th of March, 1716.
    • The Drunken Butcher of Tideswell.
    • A New Ballad of Robin Hood: Shewing his Birth, Breeding, Valour and Marriage, at Titbury Bull-running: Calculated for the Meridian of Staffordshire but may serve for Derbyshire or Kent.
    • Robin Hood and Little John.
    • Little John's End.
    • The Lay of the Buckstone.
    • Sir Richard Whittington's Advancement: Being an Historical Account of his Education, Unexpected Fortune, Charity, &c.
    • The Derbyshire Miller.
    • Tideswell in an Uproar, Or the Prince in the Town, and the Devil in the Church.
    • The Derby Ram.
    • The Blink-Ey'd Cobler.
    • A Strange Banquet; Or the Devil's Entertainment by Cook Laurel, at the Peak in Derby-shire; with an Account of the several Dishes served to Table.
    • The Taylor's Ramble, Or the Blue's Valour Displayed.
    • Squire Vernon's Fox-Chace.
    • The Trusley Hunting Song.
    • Squire Frith's Hunting Song.
    • Derbyshire Men.
    • An Elegy Upon the Death of all the greatest Gentry in Darley-Dalle, who loved Hunting and Hawking, and several other Games. The Poet's view, well known to you, to be too true, and so adieu, by me LEO. W. 1672.
    • Cocktail Reel.
    • LINES OCCASIONED BY A Yorkshire Pye,[78] Sent as a Present from Sir William St. Quintin, to His Grace the Duke of Devonshire, at Bath, on Christmas-Day, 1762. Written by Mr. Derrick.
    • The Agricultural Meeting.
    • THE Complainte of Anthonie Babington.
      • A DREAME OR INDUCTION. ANTHONIE BABINGTON HIS COMPLAYNT.
      • HIS ARTICLES OF ARRAYGNMENT.
    • A DREAME OR INDUCTION. ANTHONIE BABINGTON HIS COMPLAYNT.
    • HIS ARTICLES OF ARRAYGNMENT.
    • A NEW SONG IN PRAISE OF The Derbyshire Militia.
    • The Florist's Song.
    • THE SORROWFUL LAMENTATION, LAST DYING SPEECH AND CONFESSION OF Old Nun's Green, Who after upwards of 460 Years (being a great and good Gift, by JOHN of GAUNT, Duke of Lancaster, and Earl of Leicester) was tried, cast and condemned, on the 14th of February, 1791, for being serviceable to the Poor People of this Town, as well as a Stranger, but a great Eye Sore to some particular Gentlemen; but the Execution is left till the Pleasure of Parliament be known.
      • A TRAVELLER'S DREAM.
    • A TRAVELLER'S DREAM.
    • A Poem, Found by Mr. * * * and Dedicated to Major Trowel.—MDCCXCII.
    • The Quadrupedes, &c., Or, Four-footed Petitioners, against the Sale of Nun's-Green. A Terrestrial Poem. Written by me The Celestial Bard!!
    • Paving and Lighting, A NEW SONG.
    • The Nun's-Green Rangers, Or the Triple Alliance. Consisting of an Old Sergeant, a Tinker, and a Bear.
    • A Birch Rod for the Presbytarians. A NEW SONG.
    • Lost and Dead.
    • Song.
    • Sir Francis Leke; OR THE POWER OF LOVE. A Derbyshire Catholic Legend of Cromwell's time.
      • Part I.
      • Part II.
      • Part III.
    • Part I.
    • Part II.
    • Part III.
    • The True Lover's Knot Untied: Being the right path whereby to advise princely Virgins how to behave themselves, by the example of the renowned Princess the Lady Arabella, and the second son of the Lord Seymour, late Earl of Hertford.
    • An Address to "Dickie."
    • The Driving of the Deer.
    • The Ashupton Garland, OR A DAY IN THE WOODLANDS; Showing how a "righte merrie companie" went forth to seek a diversion in the Woodlands, aud what befell them there.
    • Derbyshire Hills.
    • Derbyshire Dales.
    • A RHAPSODY On the Peak of Derbyshire.
    • The Derby Hero.
    • A New Song On the great Foot Race that was contested on the London Road, near Derby, on the 18th day of March, 1822, betwixt Jas. Wantling, of Derby, and Shaw, the Staffordshire Hero, for 2 Hundred Guineas.
    • ON THE DEATH OF THE LATE Rev. Bache Thornhill, M.A., Perpetual Curate of Winster, Ashford, and Longstone.
    • A Journey into the Peak. TO SIR ASTON COKAINE.
    • Epistle to John Bradshaw, Esq.
    • Hugh Stenson and Molly Green.
    • The Beggar's Ramble.
    • The Beggar's Ramble.
    • Henry and Clara. A PEAK BALLAD.
    • The Gipsies' Song.
    • THE Flax-Dresser's Wife of Spondon, AND THE POUND OF TEA.
    • The Ashborne Foot-Ball Song.
    • The Parsons Torr.
    • Index.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • Transcriber's Note:
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