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Thread #14888   Message #2879634
Posted By: Phil Edwards
04-Apr-10 - 06:58 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Meaning of John Barleycorn
Subject: RE: Meaning of John Barleycorn
probably written during the time when the English were still known as the Anglo-Saxons, before Christianity came there

Good Lord. Have you got any evidence that the song goes back that far?