Poor Murdered Woman, The

DESCRIPTION: "It was Hankey the squire, as I have heard say," who rides out hunting. He finds nothing "but a poor murdered woman, laid on the cold ground." People gather to seek the murderer, but the crime remains unsolved
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1897 (Broadwood)
KEYWORDS: homicide nobility hunting burial
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
1834 - Discovery and burial of the anonymous murdered woman in Leatherhead Common (source: Broadwood)
FOUND IN: Britain(England(Lond))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BroadwoodCarols, pp. 70-71, "The Poor Murdered Woman" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #1064
File: LEBC070

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