Braes o' Killiecrankie (battle song), The
DESCRIPTION: "Whare hae ye been saw braw, lad? Whare hae ye been sae brankie, O?" The hearer is asked if he has been by Killicrankie. He fought "the devil and Dundee On the braes o' Killicrkanie, O." Casualties are listed and King William evaluated
AUTHOR: James Hogg?
EARLIEST DATE: 1856 (Lyric Gems of Scotland 2)
KEYWORDS: battle death Jacobite
July 27, 1689 - Battle of Killiecrankie, at which Jacobites under Claverhouse/Dundee are victorious but their commander killed, resulting in the failure of their cause
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ADDITIONAL: Michael Brander, _Scottish and Border Battles and Ballads_, 1975 (page references to the 1993 Barnes & Noble edition), pp. 183-184, "The Braes o' Killiekrankie" (1 text)
ST MBra173 (Partial)
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