The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #69121   Message #3866518
Posted By: vectis
17-Jul-17 - 06:19 AM
Thread Name: Martin Said to His Man
Subject: RE: Martin Said to His Man
This verse is seldom sung
The red rose he went to France
To teach the lily how to dance.

I think it refers to either Crecy or Agincourt.