Reid Hoose

DESCRIPTION: "Reid Hoose it is a fairm toon It stands upon a knowe Ye maybe ken the fairmer o't For he's a muckle yewe."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: farming nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan3 362, "Reid Hoose" (1 fragment)
Roud #5905
NOTES [41 words]: The current description is all of the GreigDuncan3 fragment. - BS
I have a feeling this is built upon "The Earl of Errol" [Child 231] or one of its metrical offspring, but there is no evidence of this except the form of the GreigDuncan fragment. - RBW
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File: GrD3362

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