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Loyal constancy, or, The seamans love-letter : written by John Blay on board the Henry and Elizabeth riding at Leghorn, to his dear mistris Mary Foart, now living near Wapping, exhorting her to continue in her wonted love and constancy according to their mutual promises past between them, in order to their happy union and marriage, as soon as he shall return from this voyage to England : tune of, Cloris full of harmless thoughts; Jenny Gin. The fair one let me in.

Loyal constancy, or, The seamans love-letter : written by John Blay on board the Henry and Elizabeth riding at Leghorn, to his dear mistris Mary Foart, now living near Wapping, exhorting her to continue in her wonted love and constancy according to their mutual promises past between them, in order to their happy union and marriage, as soon as he shall return from this voyage to England : tune of, Cloris full of harmless thoughts; Jenny Gin. The fair one let me in.

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Loyal constancy
Creator: Blay, John Foart, Mary
Date: [1680?]
Publisher: Printed for P. Brooksby, at the Golden-ball, in West-Smithfield,
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Description:
Verse - "Till from Leghorn I do return,".
Publication date conjectured by Wing.
The sheet includes another ballad, a response to the first one; the title reads: Vertue the reward of constancy; or, Mrs. Mary Foart's love-letter and answer to her dear heart John Blay at Leghorn:.
Both ballads are signed, the first: John Bay [sic].; the second: Mary Fort [sic]. Names are probably fictional.
The two ballads printed in columns with woodcuts at head of each text.
BEIN 2000 Folio 6 154: Mounted to 30 x 42 cm.
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([1] p.) : 7 ill. (woodcuts) ; 22 x 35 cm.
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Object ID: 11175067
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