Robbie Reave Her Apron
DESCRIPTION: Robbie beat his wife and tore her apron. "Robbie reave and Geordie sewed, An' Robbie reave her apron" When Robbie vowed to kiss her she refused and he tore her apron.
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan7)
KEYWORDS: marriage rejection violence nonballad husband wife clothes
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan7 1307, "Robbie Reave Her Apron" (1 text)
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