Hibernia's Lovely Jean

DESCRIPTION: The singer returns to Ireland from fighting in Spain, where he meets Hibernia's Lovely Jane. He says that her beauty exceeds that of goddesses or legendary beauties. But her parents will not let her marry a soldier. The singer despairs
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1890 (Kenedy)
KEYWORDS: love soldier separation father mother beauty
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Henry/Huntingdon/Herrmann-SamHenrysSongsOfThePeople H467, p. 428, "Hibernia's Lovely Jane" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #4385
File: HHH467

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