Jealous Brother, The (The Jealous Lover)

DESCRIPTION: When Mary "dressed herself in men's attire" to meet Jimmie, he mistakes her for his brother whom, he assumed, had been "to enjoy my dear." He shoots Mary. When he realizes Mary is dying he shoots himself, saying "be ye ware of jealousy"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (Creighton-Maritime)
KEYWORDS: jealousy courting homicide suicide cross-dressing
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Creighton-Maritime, p. 103, "The Jealous Lover" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #2706
File: CrMa103

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