Gay Ploughboy, The

DESCRIPTION: A rich farmer's daughter meets and falls in love with her father's ploughboy. He warns that her father will oppose them. She gives him twelve hundred pounds and they elope from Belfast for North America.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1973 (Morton-Maguire)
KEYWORDS: courting elopement emigration farming father
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Morton-Maguire 38, pp. 126-127,171, "The Gay Ploughboy" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #2938
File: MoMa038

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