Peter and Lizzie

DESCRIPTION: Peter Davidson is a poor miller. He and Lizzie are in love. Lizzie is to be married to a rich man. Peter dresses neatly and attends the wedding with ten men. The bridegroom had thirty, or fifty, but Lizzie leaves with Peter.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1911 (GreigDuncan5)
KEYWORDS: courting elopement wedding
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig #174, p. 2, "Peter and Lizzie"; Greig #177, p. 3, "Peter and Lizzie" (1 text plus 4 fragments)
GreigDuncan5 1031, "Peter and Lizzie" (2 texts)

Roud #6290
ALTERNATE TITLES:
Peter Davidson
File: GrD51031

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