The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #90128   Message #1705594
Posted By: GUEST,Raggytash
29-Mar-06 - 09:31 AM
Thread Name: happy? - Mar 29 (Blood Red Roses)
Subject: RE: happy? - Mar 29 (Blood Red Roses)
It's highly unlikely this Shanty has anything to do with the Wars of the Roses, Cape Horn mentioned in the first stanza quote wasn't found by Drake for over 100 years after the battle of Towton