Bonny Lizie Baillie [Child 227]

DESCRIPTION: Lizie goes to Gartartain to visit her sister, and there meets Duncan Grahame. She falls in love, and declares that she will have a Highlander rather than any lowland or English lord. Her family tries and fails to change her mind
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1828 (Whitelaw-Ballads)
KEYWORDS: love courting family
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (7 citations):
Child 227, "Bonny Lizie Baillie" (1 text)
Bronson 227, "Bonny Lizie Baillie" (1 version)
BronsonSinging 227, "Bonny LIzie Baillie" (1 version)
ChambersBallads, pp. 140-145, "Lizie Baillie" (1 text)
Leach, pp. 585-588, "Bonnie Lizie Baillie" (1 text)
Whitelaw-Ballads, pp. 290-291, "Lizie Baillie" (1 text)
DT, LIZBAILI*

Roud #341
BROADSIDES:
NLScotland, Ry.III.a.10(045), "Bonny Lizie Balie," unknown, n.d.
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Glasgow Peggy" [Child 228] (theme)
NOTES: Reportedly based on an actual story, but no real details are forthcoming. The NLScotland notes claim the broadside was printed in 1701, but offers no basis for this. - RBW
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File: C227

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