The Cavalier Songs and Ballads of England from 1642 to 1684 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Cavalier Songs and Ballads of England From 1642 to 1684 The Cavalier Ballads of England, like the Jacobite Ballads of England and Scotland at a later period, are mines and wealth for the student of the history and social manners of our ancestors. The rude but often beautiful political lyrics of the early days of the Stuarts were far more interesting and important to the people who heard or repeated them, than any similar compositions can be in our time. When the printing press was the mere vehicle of ...

The Cavalier Songs and Ballads of England from 1642 to 1684 (Classic Reprint) 2015, Forgotten Books

ISBN-13: 9781440074295

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