Ancient Poems, Ballads and Songs of England by Robert Bell

Transcribed from the 1857 John W. Parker and Son edition by David Price, email ANCIENT POEMS, BALLADS AND SONGS OF THE PEASANTRY OF ENGLAND. TAKEN DOWN FROM ORAL RECITATION AND TRANSCRIBED FROM PRIVATE MANUSCRIPTS, RARE BROADSIDES AND SCARCE PUBLICATIONS. INTRODUCTION. In 1846, the Percy Society issued to its members a volume entitled Ancient Poems,