Silvery Tide, The [Laws O37]

DESCRIPTION: A nobleman courts Molly while Henry is away. The noble threatens to drown Molly if she will not marry him. She refuses. He strangles her and throws her in the sea. Henry finds her body and the noble's handkerchief. The nobleman is hanged, and Henry mourns
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: before 1839 (broadside, Bodleian Firth c.13(172))
KEYWORDS: homicide love revenge execution
FOUND IN: US(MW,So) Canada(Mar) Britain(Scotland,England(South)) Ireland
REFERENCES (17 citations):
Laws O37, "The Silvery Tide"
Belden, pp. 126-127, "Mary in the Silvery Tide" (1 text)
Randolph 93, "The Silvery Tide" (1 text, 1 tune)
Eddy 60, "Out on the Silvery Tide" (1 text, 1 tune)
Gardner/Chickering 17, "The Silver Tide" (1 text)
Doerflinger, pp. 282-283, "Mary on the Silvery Tide" (1 text)
SHenry H77, pp. 418-419, "The Silver[y] Tide" (1 text, 1 tune)
Ord, pp. 472-473, "The Silvery Tide" (1 text)
Wiltshire-WSRO Gl 142, "Silvery Tide" (1 text)
RoudBishop #125, "Mary in the Silvery Tide" (1 text, 1 tune)
Huntington-Whalemen, pp. 125-127, "The Silvery Tide" ( text)
Creighton/Senior, pp. 206-209, "The Silvery Tide" (2 texts, 2 tunes)
Mackenzie 52, "Mary on the Silvery Tide" (1 text)
Ives-DullCare, pp. 107-109,255, "The Silvery Tide" (1 text, 1 tune)
Ives-PEI, pp. 72-75,83-84, "The Silvery Tide" (1 text, 1 tune)
Manny/Wilson 93, "The Silvery Tide" (1 text, 1 tune)
DT 336, SILVTIDE*

Roud #561
RECORDINGS:
Paddy Breen, "On the Banks of the Silvery Tide" (on Voice10)
Sam Jagoe, "The Silvery Tide" (on Miramichi1)

BROADSIDES:
Bodleian, Firth c.13(172), "Poor Mary in the Silvery Tide," J. Catnach (London), 1813-1838; also Firth b.28(25a) View 2 of 2[partly illegible], Firth c.13(171), Harding B 11(3093), Harding B 11(3094), Harding B 11(3095), Harding B 11(3096), Harding B 11(3097), Harding B 20(276), "Poor Mary in the Silvery Tide"; 2806 c.16(275), "Poor Mary in the Silvery Tide!"; Firth b.27(202), "Poor Mary of the Silvery Tide"; Harding B 11(66), "Mary of the Silvery Tide"
File: LO37

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