Welcome, Royal Charlie (II)
DESCRIPTION: "Arouse, arouse, ilk kilted clan! Let Highland hearts lead on the van, Forward wi' her dirk in han', To fight for royal Charlie" Auld Scotia's sons would rally around him. "Welcome to our isle again"
EARLIEST DATE: 1817 (Scots Magazine, according to Hogg2)
KEYWORDS: nonballad political Jacobites
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Hogg2 72, "Welcome, Royal Charlie" (1 text, 1 tune)
Bodleian, Harding B 45(15) View 3 of 3, "Welcome Charlie O'er the Main" ("Arouse, arouse, each kilted clan!"), J. Smyth (Belfast), 1813-1850; also 2806 d.31(4), "Royal Charlie"
NLScotland, RB.m.168(248), "The Landing of Royal Charlie," T. Birt (London), c.1840
NOTES: Hogg2: "Copied from the Scots Magazine for February 1817, and has the signature 'F.C. Banks of Clyde.'" - BS
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