Caroline and Her Young Sailor Bold (Young Sailor Bold II) [Laws N17]

DESCRIPTION: Wealthy Caroline loves a poor sailor. The sailor tries to discourage her, but she disguises herself and follows him to sea. She "proves true" even in a shipwreck. In time she returns home and gains her father's permission to marry her young man
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: before 1839 (broadside, Bodleian Harding B 11(4391)); found in 1840 in a journal from the Walter Scott
KEYWORDS: poverty sailor courting cross-dressing marriage wreck father
FOUND IN: US(SE) Canada(Mar,Newf) Britain(England(South),Scotland(Aber)) Ireland
REFERENCES (13 citations):
Laws N17, "Caroline and Her Young Sailor Bold (Young Sailor Bold II)"
Greig #163, pp. 1-2, "Caroline and Her Young Sailor Bold" (1 text)
GreigDuncan1 176, "Caroline and Her Young Sailor Bold" (3 texts, 4 tunes)
Copper-SoBreeze, pp. 196-198, "Caroline the Rich Merchant's Daughter" (1 text, 1 tune)
Wiltshire-WSRO Mi 542, "Caroline and Her Young Sailor Bold"; Wiltshire-WSRO Wt 392, "Caroline and Her Young Sailor Bold" (2 texts)
RoudBishop #65, "Caroline and Her Young Sailor Bold" (1 text, 1 tune)
Huntington-Whalemen, pp. 103-105, "The Nobleman's Daughter" (1 text plus a portion of another, 1 tune)
BrownII 102, "A Rich Nobleman's Daughter" (1 text)
Peacock, pp. 329-330, "Caroline and Her Young Sailor Bold" (1 text, 1 tune)
Leach-Labrador 29, "Caroline and Her Young Sailor Bold" (1 text, 1 tune)
Creighton-NovaScotia 33, "Caroline and Her Young Sailor Bold" (1 text, 1 tune)
OLochlainn-More 39, "Caroline and Her Young Sailor Boy" (1 text, 1 tune)
DT 448, CAROSAIL

Roud #553
RECORDINGS:
Sarah Makem, "Caroline and her Young Sailor Bold" (on LastDays)
BROADSIDES:
Bodleian, Harding B 11(4391), "The Young Sailor Bold. Answer to the Gallant Hussar," J. Catnach (London), 1813-1838; also Harding B 16(44a), Firth c.12(241), Firth c.12(242), Harding B 11(542), 2806 c.15(182), Harding B 19(42), "Caroline and Her Young Sailor Bold[!]"; Harding B 20(204), Harding B 16(268a), Johnson Ballads 2987, "[The] Young Sailor Bold"
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Bonnie Lass o' Benachie" (plot)
cf. "The Rich Nobleman and His Daughter" (plot, lyrics)
ALTERNATE TITLES:
Young Sailor Bold
File: LN17

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