DESCRIPTION: "Culloden moor, Long wilt thou be remembered ... On thee the clans of Scotland bled for their dear royal Charlie...." "Traitor knaves with bribery base Made death's darts fly fu' rarely, Ah! Scotland lang will min' the place She lost her royal Charlie"
EARLIEST DATE: 1917 (GreigDuncan1)
KEYWORDS: battle betrayal death patriotic Jacobites
Apr 16, 1746 - Battle of Culloden Muir ends the 1745 Jacobite rebellion (see the NOTES to "The Muir of Culloden" for details)
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan1 128, "Culloden Moor" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "The Muir of Culloden" (subject) and notes and references there
cf. "Culloden Field" (tune)
NOTES [19 words]: GreigDuncan1: "Learnt from her brother, James Birnie, who probably had it from ... from fifty to sixty years ago." - BS
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