Faine I would --- The King's Complaint --- Parthenia

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Title   Faine I would, The King's Complaint, Parthenia
History   Original instructions: "As at Oxford" Having lost London to Cromwell,, Charles I convened a royalist parliament in Oxford in 1644. A, supporter of Charles I, John Playford continued a royalist at heart and, again served as printer to the king at the restoration of Charles II.
Length   1/8
Rhythm   Jig
Tempo   90
UploadedFrom   Playford.abc
Words   Faine I would, if I could, By any means obteine, Leave of my best, Masters to sit with them againe, But my blest Parliment ÿ, Will, never give consent, They say tis such a thinge, Ffor the worst of, them's a Kinge, Wee will rule still ÿ, In spight of Cavalieres, O, brave house of Commons, O brave house of Peeres, Religion you have, pull'd downe, And soe you have the crowne, My laws & Kingdome, too, I think the Devill's in you, Else you'll not endure, Such a, constant flood, All of childrens teares, And theire dead Fathers, blood ...
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Created by Paul Sherwood on Sun, 02 Mar 2008 21:22:19, last updated Sun, 20 May 2012 12:39:07