Connaught Ranger, The

DESCRIPTION: Maguire is slighted by a lady from Lough Erin. Her father banishes her and she goes to England to find Maguire. They meet. She buys him a commission as captain for 500 pounds. They marry. "He raised his name, likewise his fame, which is Captain Maguire"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 19C (broadside, Bod17641 Harding B 26(103))
KEYWORDS: courting love marriage reunion separation travel money England Ireland father soldier
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
Roud #18199
Mrs. O'Driscoll, "Captain John McGuire" (on MUNFLA/Leach)
Bodleian, Bod17641 Harding B 26(103), "Connaught Ranger" ("You lovers all both great and small"), Haly (Cork), 19C; also Bod17880 Harding B 26(104), Bod8619 2806 b.9(225) "The Connaught Ranger"
File: BdConRan

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