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When Isabella fair England's queen

DMI number:
37010
First Line:
When Isabella fair England's queen
Last Line:
And keep ourselves in credit still
Poem Genre / Form:
Ballad, Couplet, and Narrative verse
Themes:
Politics, Prison / imprisonment, The monarchy (heads of state), and Women / the female character
Content/Publication
Title:
Old ballads, historical and narrative, with some of modern date [T146587] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.257-260
Poem Title:
XLVI. King Edward the Second being sent prisoner to Barkley-castle by queen Isabel his wife, was deposed by his nobles, and his son Edward made king in his stead, the queen causing letters to be written to make him away.
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