The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #8414 Message #52376
Posted By: dulcimer
06-Jan-99 - 08:20 PM
Thread Name: Need Help w/ Cowden Knowes
Subject: RE: Need Help w/ Cowden Knowes
According to F. Richie on Thistle and Shamrock the tune was written by the favorite suitor (lover) of Mary of Scots. I couldn't confirm it, but if true it would put in sometime in the middle of the 1500's.