Document ReferencePw V 687
TitleMS song, untitled, 'The Parliament sate'; c 1654
Datec 1654
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionUntitled poem.

Text consists of nine 6-line verses; copy in the Bodleian Library sung to the tune 'Down in a bottom'.

A Cavalier ballad from c. 1654.
First Line of PoemThe Parliament sate
Last Line of PoemAnd heere is a Health to Rowland
Physical DescriptionOne sheet folded once to form two folios
ConditionGenerally good but stained and worn
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Crozier and Post Horn within ornate shield, a cartouche containing the name GVERARD below the shield, 79 x 56 mm
WatermarkCrozier and Post Horn
Related MaterialCrum, Index, T 1123
<a href="">Bodleian Library, Oxford</a>, MS Rawl. poet. 152, f 9
University of Nottingham Library:
University of Nottingham Library:
Publication NoteSimpson, The British Broadside Ballad, pp 192-94
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