Bold Manan the Pirate [Laws D15]

DESCRIPTION: The pirate Bold (Manning/Manan) captures a merchant ship. To prevent the sailors from fighting over a young woman found on board, Manning kills her. But (the next day) Manning encounters a warship and the pirate ship is sunk
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan1)
KEYWORDS: pirate homicide sea
FOUND IN: US(MW) Canada(Mar,Newf) Ireland Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (7 citations):
Laws D15, "Bold Manan the Pirate"
Peacock, pp. 848-851, "William Craig and Bold Manone" (1 texts, 2 tunes)
Ranson, pp. 59-61, "Manning, The Pirate" (1 text)
GreigDuncan1 45, "Young Mannon" (1 text, 1 tune)
Doerflinger, pp. 139-141, "Bold Manning" (1 text, 1 tune)
Frank-Pirate 25, "Bold Manaan the Pirate" (1 text, 2 tunes; composite; #25 in the first edition)

Roud #673
George Decker, "William Craig and Bold Manone" (on PeacockCDROM) [one verse only]
Mrs. Ghaney, "The Pirate Song" (on MUNFLA/Leach)

The Merchantman and the Pirate
File: LD15

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