Document ReferencePw V 43/100 (pp 427-36)
TitleMS poem, entitled 'A New Ballad Call'd the Magpyes', unascribed; 1680
Content DescriptionA detailed description of the volume in which this item appears can be found under the reference Pw V 43.
Text consists of twenty-two verses of 6-lines plus the refrain 'With a hey tronny nonny nonny no'.

Ballad also known as 'the song against the Bishops', referring to the Exclusion bill in Nov. 1680, sung by Aaron Smyth at the Feast of the Lords at the Gunn at Mile End Green.

Dated 1680 in this manuscript.
Title Of WorkA New Ballad Call'd the Magpyes'
First Line of PoemAssist me some Good Sprite
Last Line of PoemAnd like Ravens Cry York York
Physical DescriptionFor details of the physical evidence (paper, watermarks, binding etc) of the volume in which this item appears see the entry for Pw V 43.
Related MaterialCrum, Index, A 1774
Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Don. b 8, p 621
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