Pedlar (I), The

DESCRIPTION: "The pedlar ca'd in by the house o' Glenneuk" and begins bargaining -- for his goods and the hosts' daughters. Although the parents discourage it, one daughter is interested. She departs with him; they are married; he proves very successful in business
AUTHOR: William Watt
EARLIEST DATE: 1904 (Ford)
KEYWORDS: love courting rambling money elopement
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (4 citations):
Greig #96, pp. 1-2, "The House o' Glenneuk" (1 text)
GreigDuncan2 280, "The Pedlar and his Pack" (4 texts, 2 tunes)
Ford-Vagabond, pp. 126-128, "The Pedlar" (1 text)
Ord, pp. 140-142, "The Pedlar" (1 text)

Roud #5552
Murray, Mu23-y1:081 "The Pedlar," James Lindsay (Glasgow), 19C
cf. "The Jolly Beggar" [Child 279] and references there
cf. "Come Under My Plaidie" (tune, according to GreigDuncan2)
File: FVS126

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