Execution of Five Pirates for Murder

DESCRIPTION: A broadside with both text about the execution and a poem: "Is there not one spark of pity, For five poor unhappy men, Doomed, alas! in London City...." They showed no pity. Now they pay the price for their piracy on the "Flowery Land"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1864 (broadside, according to Frank-Pirate)
KEYWORDS: pirate execution burial
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
Feb 22, 1864 - Execution of the five pirates at Old Bailey
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REFERENCES (2 citations):
Frank-PIrate 83, "The Execution of Five Pirates" (1 text, including the broadside preface; un-numbered but on p. 107 in the first edition)
Palmer-Sea 121, "Execution of Five Pirates for Murder" (1 text)

Roud #V30206
File: FrPi083

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