Lord William, or, Lord Lundy [Child 254]

DESCRIPTION: (Lord William) and the bailiff's daughter fall in love (while studying abroad). Her father calls her home to marry a nobleman. She sends a message by bird to Willie. Willie arrives at the wedding, forcing the groom aside and marrying the girl himself
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1845 (Dixon)
KEYWORDS: love marriage nobility wedding violence father
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (4 citations):
Child 254, "Lord William, or, Lord Lundy" (3 texts)
Bronson 254, "Lord William, or, Lord Lundy" (1 version)
Dixon IX, pp. 57-59, "Lord William" (1 text)
Leach, pp. 621-623, "Lord William, or, Lord Lundy" (1 text)

Roud #106
File: C254

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