happy? - Aug 14 (Death of Benbow)
ADMIRAL BENBOW (2)
(origins) Origins: Admiral Benbow (74)
Folklore: Brave Benbow (29)
Lyr Req: Admiral Benbow (7)
Subject: happy? - Aug 14 (Death of Benbow)|
Date: 15 Aug 05 - 10:26 AM
Admiral Benbow's fleet prepares to engage the French fleet off Jamaica:
In A Ballad History of England, Roy Palmer who says the song stayed in tradition at least until the 1950's.
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Subject: RE: happy? - Aug 14 (Death of Benbow)|
From: GUEST,Mr Red.
Date: 15 Aug 05 - 10:56 AM
Roy Lives in Malvern, where Benbow lived for a time. I nearly bought a flat in the ex-pub that the Admiral lived in. Malvern Wells (that's where).
Not a lot of people know that.
I am sentimental about Malvern because that's where I got divorced............