Sequel to Come Under My Plaidie

DESCRIPTION: Johnnie decides he needs someone to care for him. Merrin slights him but Maclaren accepts and marries him. They live happily. Merrin marries an old rich man and mourns, "For the sake o' his treasure, I hae married a miser ... gweed for naething ava"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan7)
KEYWORDS: age courting marriage money rejection
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan7 1304, "Come Under My Plaidie" (1 text)
Roud #7200
NOTES [47 words]: The GreigDuncan7 title makes no sense based on the text since the phrase is not in the song. However, Bell Robertson [says of] this song [that] "The sequel to 'Come under my plaidie' was mother's. Mr Greig has never heard of it." The apparent prequel is "Come Under My Plaidie." - BS
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