The battle of Bothwell Brigg; an old Scotch ballad

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Title

The battle of Bothwell Brigg; an old Scotch ballad

Publisher

Glasgow: Printed for the Booksellers

Date

1840-1850 per University of Glasgow Union Catalogue of Scottish Chapbooks

Extent

8 pages
15 cm

Identifier

73 is printed at the foot of the title page

Description

Woodcut #66: Illustration on title-page of two soldiers in a sword fight in an outdoor scene.

Type

ballads & songs

Abstract

A ballad centering on the aftermath of the Battle of Bothwell Bridge, specifically on the grieving of the wife of a Covenanter who believes she is left widowed after the battle. A friend informs her that he had earlier found her husband wounded and nursed him back to life and she is overjoyed to join him again. The ballad is followed by Sir Walter Scott’s poem, the Battle of Bothwell Bridge.

Coverage

Bothwell, Scotland

Subject

Covenanters

Source

Archival & Special Collections, University of Guelph Library, Guelph, Ontario

Is Referenced By

University of Glasgow Union Catalogue of Scottish Chapbooks http://special.lib.gla.ac.uk/chapbooks/search/

Format

JPEGs and PDF derived from master file, which was scanned from the original book in 24-bit color at 600 dpi in TIFF format using an Epson Expression 10000XL scanner.

Rights

In the public domain; For high quality reproductions, contact Archival & Special Collections, University of Guelph. libaspc@uoguelph.ca 519-824-4120, Ext. 53413

Language

English

Contributor

Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph Library, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Citation

“The battle of Bothwell Brigg; an old Scotch ballad,” Scottish Chapbooks, accessed November 29, 2022, https://scottishchapbooks.lib.uoguelph.ca/items/show/544.

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