Hughie Wricht

DESCRIPTION: Hughie Wricht was Groosie Norie's son. His uncle, also Hughie Wricht, told the singer the story [apparently about Hughie's drinking, adventures, and, finally, taking the "teetotal pledge"].
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan8)
KEYWORDS: drink humorous
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan8 1652, "Hughie Wricht" (1 fragment)
Roud #13048
NOTES: GreigDuncan8 quoting Middleton's Selection: "Hughie 'lang had lik'd the yill [ale],/ Water seldom cross'd his throttle' but he took the 'teetotal pladge' after the adventures he had one Hallowe'en." - BS
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File: GrD81652

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