Laird of Woodhouslie, The

DESCRIPTION: When Lady Woodhouslie calls on a minstrel to praise Salton, Lord Woodhouslie becomes jealous. The lady, in fear, conspires with her nurse to poison him. The murder is detected and she is condemned to die
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: c. 1818 (GlenbuchatBallads)
KEYWORDS: husband wife jealousy music homicide poison warning
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GlenbuchatBallads, pp. 85-88, "The Laird of Woodhouslie" (1 text)
cf. "The Laird of Wariston" [Child 194] (plot)
File: GlenB085

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