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The earliest known printed English ballad A ballade of the Scottysshe kynge by John Skelton

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Published by E. Stock in London .
Written in English


  • James IV, King of Scotland, 1473-1513.,
  • Flodden, Battle of, England, 1513.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesBallade of the Scottysshe kynge.
StatementWritten by John Skelton ... Reproduced in facsimile with an historical and bibliographical introduction by John Ashton
ContributionsAshton, John, b. 1834
LC ClassificationsPR2347 .B3 1882
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. l., 96 p., 1 l.
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24172620M
LC Control Number14014015

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