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Sweet England's prize is gone

DMI number:
12062
First Line:
Sweet England's prize is gone
Last Line:
When it shall please him
Poem Genre / Form:
Ballad and Song with refrain
Themes:
Death[Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex] and High society / the court
Content/Publication
Title:
A collection of old ballads. Corrected from the best and most ancient copies extant. [Vol III] [2nd ed] [ESTC N395]
Page No(s):
pp.107-117
Poem Title:
XIV. A lamentable Ditty on the Death of Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, who was beheaded in the Tower of London on Ash-Wednesday, 1600/1. To the Tune of Well-a-day.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
A collection of old ballads. Corrected from the best and most ancient copies extant. [Vol III] [ESTC N940]
Page No(s):
pp.107-117
Poem Title:
XIV. A lamentable Ditty on the Death of Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, who was beheaded in the Tower of London on Ash-Wednesday, 1600/1. To the Tune of Well-a-day.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
A collection of old ballads. Corrected from the best and most ancient copies extant... Vol. III. [N941]
Page No(s):
pp.107-117
Poem Title:
XIV. A lamentable Ditty on the Death of Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, who was beheaded in the Tower of London on Ash-Weduesday [sic], 1600/1. To the Tune of Well-a-day.
Attribution:
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Title:
Old ballads, historical and narrative, with some of modern date ... volume the second. [T146587] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.114-122
Poem Title:
XIX. A lamentable ditty on the death of Robert Devereux, earl of Essex, who was beheaded in the Tower of London, on Ash-Wednesday, 1600-1.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
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