Simple Will

DESCRIPTION: Simple Will walks up the street looking at every girl. Kate smiles. He proposes. She agrees, intending to wear the breeches. They fight over his drinking. She beats him with a poker. He wishes he had wed "some country wench" and not a Glasgow lady.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan5)
KEYWORDS: shrewishness marriage fight drink husband wife
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan5 959, "Simple Will" (1 text)
Roud #6743
NOTES [14 words]: This is like "The Wearing of the Britches" with the woman winning the britches war. - BS
Last updated in version 2.5
File: GrD5959

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