Author:Joseph Woodfall Ebsworth

Joseph Woodfall Ebsworth
FSA; literary editor and artist; cleric, vicar of Molash, Kent; Editor of the Ballad Society's publications
This author wrote articles for the Dictionary of National Biography, and the list on this page is complete to 1901.
Articles written by this author are designated in the DNB by the initials "J. W. E."
Joseph Woodfall Ebsworth


  • Karl's legacy (1868)
  • Westminster drolleries, both parts, of 1671, 1672; being a choice collection of songs and poems, sung at court & theatres (1875) [1]
  • Merry drollery compleat, being jovial poems, merry songs, &c. (1875) [2]
  • Choyce drollery: songs and sonnets. Being a collection of divers excellent pieces of poetry, of several eminent authors (1876) [3]
  • The Bagford Ballads: Illustrating the Last Years of the Stuarts (1878)
  • Shakespeare's Midsummer night's dream : the second quarto, 1600 (1880) [4]
  • The Roxburghe Ballads (1885)
  • Cavalier Lyrics: 'for Church and Crown' (1887)
  • The poems and masque of Thomas Carew (1893) [5]
  • Catalogue of the Valuable Library of the Revd. J. Woodfall Ebsworth (1907)

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