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444                                  ENGLISH SONG AND BALLAD MUSIC.
This is contained in The Dancing Master from 1650 to 1686; in MusicFs Delight on the Cithren, 1666 ; and in Musick's Handmaid, 1678.
In a copy of The Dancing Master for 1665 (now in my possession), " Shall I, mother, shall I," is written under The Glory of the West, as another name for the tune. I have not succeeded in finding the words of either.
In the Bagford Collection, and in the Collection of Loyal Songs, is " The Glory of the West; or the tenth renowned worthy and most heroic Champion of the British Islands: Being an unparalleled Commemoration of General Monk's coming towards the city of London ;" but this cannot have been written in 1650, and the words do not suit the measure of the tune. Nor does a later ballad, " The Glory of the West; or the Virgins of Taunton-Dean, who ript open their silk petticoats to make colours for the late D[uke] of M[onmouth]'s army, when he came before the town." The tune of that was the The Winchester Wedding.
Two copies of this tune are contained in The Dancing Master of 1650; the first as Nonesuch, the second as A la mode de France. The second name is derived from the ditty of a song which is here printed to the air.
A la mode de France is to be found in every edition of The Dancing Master (sometimes in a major key and sometimes in a minor) ; in Musictfs Recreation on the Lyra Viol, 1661; Musick's Delight on the Cithren, 1666; and Youth's Delight on the Flagelet, 1697.
In A short History of the English Melellion, by Marchamont Needham, printed

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