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Title Inhumane, & cruel bloody news from Leeds in York-shire [electronic resource] : Being a true relation of a young man which intic't an other man's wife from London, down into the country; which after some time he most barbarously murthered in a most frightful manner, in a desart place, neer Leeds, cutting her tongue and her eyes out of her head, her throat being cutt from ear to ear; and after all this, being not satisfied, rips her open, and takes a child out of her womb, laying it down by her side: this being done, he took horse and was coming for London; but the murder being found he was pursued and taken, and sent to York Castle, where he must lye till the next Lent assizes, and then receive his due punishment. This being written in the mean time for a warning piece to all young-women, to be careful how they be trappan'd by false and deceitful young men. With allowance, Jan. 4. Ro. L'Estrange. The tune is, The bleeding heart, &c
Imprint [London] : Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, J. Wright, and J. Clarke, [1676]
Descript 1 sheet ([1] p.) : ill. (woodcut)
Series Early English books online
Note Place of publication and suggested imprint date from Wing, which gives publication date of 1674-1679
Verse - "Alas what times here be,"
Reproduction of the original in the British Library
Wing (2nd ed.) I188B
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 1851:21) s1999 miun s
Subject Ballads, English -- 17th century
Murder -- England -- Poetry -- Early works to 1800
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