Maid of Fainey, The

DESCRIPTION: "There was a maid of (Fainey/Marlborough/etc.), of youth and beauty bright, Who had scores of sweethearts to court her day and night...." She loves her father's servant. They break a ring, then he flees. Her father threatens him. The end is confused
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1909 (Cologne/Morrison)
KEYWORDS: brokentoken courting love father separation
FOUND IN: Australia Britain(England(West))
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Meredith/Anderson, pp. 167-168, "The Maid of Fainey" (1 text, 1 tune)
Cologne/Morrison, pp. 60-61, "In the Town of Marlborough" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #1417
File: MA167

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