PartheniaAlso known as:
- the King's Complaint
- Faine I would
- Fain I would
- Faine I Would (if I could)
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again served as printer to the king at the restoration of Charles II.
supporter of Charles I, John Playford continued a royalist at heart and
Charles I convened a royalist parliament in Oxford in 1644. A
Original instructions: "As at Oxford" Having lost London to Cromwell,
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X: 1 T:Faine I would T: the King's Complaint T:Parthenia M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:90 R:Jig H:Original instructions: "As at Oxford" Having lost London to Cromwell, H:Charles I convened a royalist parliament in Oxford in 1644. A H:supporter of Charles I, John Playford continued a royalist at heart and H:again served as printer to the king at the restoration of Charles II. W:Faine I would, if I could W:By any means obteine W:Leave of my best W:Masters to sit with them againe W:But my blest Parliment W:Will W:never give consent W:They say tis such a thinge W:Ffor the worst of W:them's a Kinge W:Wee will rule still W:In spight of Cavalieres W:O W:brave house of Commons W:O brave house of Peeres W:Religion you have W:pull'd downe W:And soe you have the crowne W:My laws & Kingdome W:too W:I think the Devill's in you W:Else you'll not endure W:Such a W:constant flood W:All of childrens teares W:And theire dead Fathers W:blood ... K:GDor g3 ^f3|g3 b3|a2g g>ag|f3-f2 d/2e/2|f>gf ed2|c3 d3|c2B B>cA|B3-B2| F|F2G A2B|c3-c2 A|d2c B> cd/2e/2|f3-f>gf|ed2 c2B|A3 b3|a2d g>a^f|g3-g2||
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