Queen of Scotland, The [Child 301]

DESCRIPTION: The Queen tries to seduce Troy Muir; he denies her. To punish him, she has him lift up a certain stone under which a serpent waits. A passing girl draws off the snake by cutting off her breast. Troy Muir marries her. Her breast regrows to suckle their son
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1828 (Buchan)
KEYWORDS: seduction rejection trick animal injury rescue marriage childbirth royalty
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Child 301, "The Queen of Scotland" (1 text)
Roud #3878
File: C301

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