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Thread #162259 Message #3860388
Posted By: McGrath of Harlow
11-Jun-17 - 08:10 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Best and oldest protest songs.
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Best and oldest protest songs.
It's been plausibly claimed that the Christmas carol "Adeste Fideles" ( known in English as "Come All Ye Faithful" ) is a coded Jacobite song, written at the time of the birth of Bonnie Prince Charlie in 1720.