Wylie Wife of the Hie Toun Hie, The [Child 290]

DESCRIPTION: A gentleman will give a reward to lie with the lass of the hie toun hie. The hostler's wife lures the girl in and locks the door behind her. The gentleman sleeps with her. Eventually he sees her and her baby, and marries her
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1821
KEYWORDS: seduction sex marriage trick pregnancy children separation reunion love
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Child 290, "The Wylie Wife of the Hie Toun Hie" (4 texts)
GreigDuncan7 1499, "The Sly Wife" (1 text)
Lyle-Crawfurd2 102, "The Bonnie Lass o Hietoun Hie" (1 text)

Roud #125
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Dainty Doonby" (plot)
cf. "The Broom of Cowdenknows" [Child 217] (plot)
cf. "The Sleepy Merchant" (plot)
cf. "The Bonnie Parks o' Kilty" (plot)
File: C290

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