Plains of Waterloo (IX)
DESCRIPTION: "The ancient sons of glory" were great but fame will proclaim those who fought at Waterloo. The English commanders, killed and wounded, are named. Napoleon runs to Paris to have his son crowned
EARLIEST DATE: before 1825 (broadside, Bodleian Harding B 28(76))
KEYWORDS: war soldier death Napoleon battle
Jun 18, 1815 - Battle of Waterloo
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North)) Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Kidson-Tunes, pp. 121-123, "The Plains of Waterloo" (1 text, 1 tune)
Pat Critch, "Waterloo" (on MUNFLA/Leach)
Bodleian, Harding B 28(76), "The Plains of Waterloo" ("The ancient sons of glory were all great men, they say"), W. Armstrong (Liverpoo), 1820-1824; also Harding B 15(239b), Firth c.14(27), Harding B 11(3017), Harding B 11(3018), "[The] Plains of Waterloo"; Harding B 30(24), "The Battle of Waterloo"
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