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Thread #83616   Message #1538275
Posted By: nutty
09-Aug-05 - 06:18 AM
Thread Name: 400 Anniversary Gun Powder Plot - Songs?
Subject: RE: 400 Anniversary Gun Powder Plot - Songs?
There are TWO broadsides in the Bodleian Library directly relating to this subject. The first of which has the chorus given above. This is very interesting as I cannot remember seeing a full song containing these words.

A new speech for the 5th of November on the downfall of Guy Fawkes.

             Batchelar, D. (London)
          (not dated unfortunately)
             Imprint: Printed and sold by D. Batchelar, opposite the Refuge for the Destitute, Hackney Road, London
             Illus. Ballads on sheet: 1


Guy Fawkes and the Parliament

             Pitts, J. (London)
             between 1819 and 1844
             Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrews Street, Seven Dials
             Ballads on sheet: 3