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Thread #157805   Message #3832718
Posted By: GUEST,gutcher
15-Jan-17 - 07:15 AM
Thread Name: Border & Hero ballads, Child #171-188
Subject: RE: Border & Hero ballads, Child #171-188
See George Buchanan et all 1587 for details of which castle was burned by Edom o Gordons men causing 37 deaths.

A warning to all budding ballad writers;--hangit at the cross of Stirling on the 12th. day of August 1579 William Turnbull and
William Scot for the making of certain ballads liable to sow discord amongst the nobility, the rulling class.