Napoleon the Brave
DESCRIPTION: "Napoleon is no more, the French did him adore." His victories are listed: "The Austrians he beat." "The Poles he made to flee, and he conquered Italy." "The Hollanders he slew, he Caesar did outdo" ... "There were 14 Kings at war with Napoleon the Brave"
EARLIEST DATE: before 1856 (broadside, Bodleian Firth c.12(225))
KEYWORDS: war death Napoleon
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Zimmermann, p. 106, "Napoleon the Brave" (1 fragment)
Bodleian, Firth c.12(225), "Napoleon the Brave," J. Cadman (Manchester), 1850-1855
NOTES: Zimmermann p. 106 is a fragment; broadside Bodleian Firth c.12(225) is the basis for the description. - BS
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