Battle of Falkirk Muir, The
DESCRIPTION: "Upp and rin away', Hawley (x2), The philabegs are coming down." "Young Charlie" has given Hawley's army a thrashing. The song insults the Hannoverian troops and describes how the Jacobites won a very close battle
EARLIEST DATE: 1821 (Hogg)
KEYWORDS: cowardice battle Jacobite
Jan 17, 1746 - Battle of Falkirk won by Jacobite forces (see "The Battle of Falkirk 1746" at the BritishBattles site).
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ADDITIONAL: Michael Brander, _Scottish and Border Battles and Ballads_, 1975 (page references to the 1993 Barnes & Noble edition), pp. 213-214, "The Battle of Falkirk Muir" (1 text)
ST MBra213 (Partial)
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