Culloden Field

DESCRIPTION: "The heather bell blooms o'er the dead ... They mark the warrior's gory grave ... Where mouldering in the dust is laid The hero of the plume and plaid"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1917 (GreigDuncan1)
KEYWORDS: battle death nonballad Jacobites
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
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 129, "Culloden Field" (1 fragment, 1 tune)
Roud #5780
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Muir of Culloden" (subject) and notes and references there
cf. "Culloden Moor" (tune)
NOTES: The current description is based on the GreigDuncan1 fragment. - BS
Last updated in version 2.4
File: GrD1129

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