Thimble Buried His Wife at Night

DESCRIPTION: Thimble's scolding wife dies; preparations are made for her burial. Thimble regrets that her diamond ring must stay on her finger. When an attempt is made to remove it, the dead woman walks to protect it. Thimble refuses any dealings with her
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1938 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: death husband wife burial corpse ring
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BrownII 205, "Thimble Buried His Wife at Night" (1 fragment)
Roud #6494
File: BrII205

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