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    The Sorrowful Lamentation 1788 - John Silvester Dowling and Patrick Burne who were executed for house breaking in 1788:

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kev View Post
    The Forrowful Lamentation 1788 - John Silvester Dowling and Patrick Burne who were executed for house breaking in 1788:

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    Great to see, Kev! This is what is known as a broadside ballad. Such ballads, comprising a song or poem, were very popular in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and often covered crimes and executions. Mrs. Maybrick was the subject of one or more such songs.

    The title of course is "Sorrowful" not "forrowful" even though it looks like the latter in the Georgian era typeface, where an "s" was rendered as an "f" -- could we change the word then to read, as was meant, "sorrowful" or do you wish, for the humour, to leave it as is?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisGeorge View Post
    Great to see, Kev! This is what is known as a broadside ballad. Such ballads, comprising a song or poem, were very popular in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and often covered crimes and executions. Mrs. Maybrick was the subject of one or more such songs.

    The title of course is "Sorrowful" not "forrowful" even though it looks like the latter in the Georgian era typeface, where an "s" was rendered as an "f" -- could we change the word then to read, as was meant, "sorrowful" or do you wish, for the humour, to leave it as is?

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    Cheers Chris, title changed
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