Lovely Banks of Boyne, The [Laws P22]

DESCRIPTION: The singer is courted by Jimmie, who wins his way into her heart and her bed but then abandons her. She hears that he is married to a rich lady in London. She must remain in Dublin, far from her love and her home by the Boyne
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: before 1886 (broadside, Bodleian Firth b.26(316))
KEYWORDS: seduction separation betrayal
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar) Ireland US(MW)
REFERENCES (6 citations):
Laws P22, "The Lovely Banks of the Boyne"
Morton-Ulster 17, "The Banks of the Boyne" (1 text, 1 tune)
Graham/Holmes 2, "The Banks of Boyne" (1 text, 1 tune)
Mackenzie 160, "The Lovely Banks of Boyne" (1 text, 1 tune)
Dean, pp. 104-105, "The Banks of Boyne" (1 text)
DT 504, LOVLBOYN

Roud #995
BROADSIDES:
Bodleian, Firth b.26(316), "Poor Flora on the Banks of Boyne," H. Such (London), 1863-1885
NOTES: The following broadsides could not be read and verified: Bodleian, Harding B 11(3079), "Poor Flora on the Banks of the Boyne," J. Catnach (London), 1813-1838; Bodleian, Harding B 11(3078), "Poor Flora on the Banks of the Boyne," J. Pitts (London), 1819-1844 - BS
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