Maid of Fainey, The

DESCRIPTION: "There was a maid of Fainey, 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: 1968
KEYWORDS: brokentoken courting love father separation
FOUND IN: Australia
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Meredith/Anderson, pp. 167-168, "The Maid of Fainey" (1 text, 1 tune)
DT, MAIDFAIN

Roud #1417
File: MA167

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