Wealthy Farmer's Son, The

DESCRIPTION: "Come all you pretty fair maids and listen to my song." A "blooming damsel" is walking the fields. She goes to gather flowers, and says she is true to her missing love. The singer draws out their broken ring; they marry
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1893 (Broadwood)
KEYWORDS: love separation reunion farming brokentoken ring
FOUND IN: Britain(England(Lond,South))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BroadwoodCarols, pp. 26-27, "The Wealthy Farmer's Son" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #1061
File: LEBC026

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