English Execution Ballads

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English Execution Ballads

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Execution of the Mannings

Sad was the awful moments,
And dreadful was the sight,
Upon last Tuesday morning,
To Manning and his wife.
When thousands did assemble,
That spectacle to see,
A man and wife suspended,
Upon the fatal tree.

CHORUS
What thousands did…