Berkshire Lady's Garland, The

DESCRIPTION: The rich Berkshire Lady falls in love with a young man. Disguised, she demands that he either fight her or marry her. He decides to risk it in hopes that the girl is rich. They are married and live happily ever after
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1846 (Dixon-Peasantry)
KEYWORDS: love courting disguise marriage trick fight
FOUND IN:
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Dixon-Peasantry, Ballad #19, pp. 138-148, "The Berkshire Lady's Garland" (1 text)
Bell-Combined, pp. 310-317, "The Berkshire Lady's Garland" (1 text)

ST BeCo310 (Partial)
File: BeCo310

Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List

Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography

The Ballad Index Copyright 2017 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.