Famous Duke of York, The
DESCRIPTION: The famous Duke of York "marched his men to war." They didn't reach the battlefield "because it was too far"
EARLIEST DATE: 1907 (Frank Kidson and Alfred Moffat, _Eighty Singing Games_, according to Opie-Game)
KEYWORDS: army humorous nonballad
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Opie-Game, p. 215, ("Oh! the famous Duke of York") (1 text)
cf. "The Noble Duke of York" (probable subject)
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