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Thread #155519 Message #3659006
Posted By: Gutcher
10-Sep-14 - 09:20 AM
Thread Name: Ballads not included in Child
Subject: RE: Ballads not included in Child
Having just done a quick scan of the list of Child Ballads I see no mention of "William and Lady Marjorie" If the mores of the time be known a good case can be made out for this ballad being pre C.1450.
Another I see no mention off is "Lord Spynie"--the story behind this one having 2 seductions 1 manslaughter and one assasination all dating to the year 1607.