Lads of Wamphrey, The [Child 184]

DESCRIPTION: The Johnstones raid the stable of the Crichtons. William, nicknamed Galliard, the Johnstone leader, by mistake rides off on a blind horse. He is captured and hanged. His nephew gathers a gang which drives the Crichtons from their land
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1791
KEYWORDS: feud battle execution revenge
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Child 184, "The Lads of Wamphrey" (1 text)
Whitelaw-Ballads, pp. 392-394, "The Lads of Wamphray" (1 text)
Leach, pp. 495-497, "The Lads of Wamphrey" (1 text)

Roud #4011
File: C184

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