Duke of Gordon's Daughter, The [Child 237]

DESCRIPTION: Jean, the Duke's daughter, loves Captain Ogilvie. Gordon, to stop the match, convinces the King to demote Ogilvie. Jean marries Ogilvie. They go to Gordon in poverty; he is turned away. Ogilvie inherits Northumberland; he brings home his wife and children
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1794 (Ritson)
KEYWORDS: nobility rejection love courting soldier elopement children
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (9 citations):
Child 237, "The Duke of Gordon's Daughter" (1 text)
Bronson 237, "The Duke of Gordon's Daughter" (14 versions+1 in addenda)
GreigDuncan6 1099, "The Duke o' Gordon's Three Daughters" (10 texts, 9 tunes)
Whitelaw-Ballads, pp. 565-567, "The Duke of Gordon's Three Daughters" (1 text)
OBB 94, "The Duke of Gordon's Daughter" (1 text)
DBuchan 56, "The Duke of Gordon's Daughter" (1 text)
ADDITIONAL: James Johnson, The Scots Musical Museum (Edinburgh: Johnson & Co, 1796 ("Digitized by Internet Archive for NLS")), Vol. V, #419 pp. 431-432, "The Duke of Gordon Has Three Daughters") (1 text, 1 tune) {Bronson's #1}
Joseph Ritson, Scotish Songs (London: J. Johnson, 1794 ("Digitized by Google")), Vol. II, 5th class #7, pp. 169-175, "The Duke of Gordon's Daughter" ("The Duke of Gordon has three daughters") (1 text, 1 tune) {cf. Bronson's #1}

Roud #342
The Tents o' Foundlan'
File: C237

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