Broomhill's Bonnie Daughter

DESCRIPTION: "'Twas at the summer feeing time, When ploughmen lads they fee, That I engaged with Broomhill His foremost lad to be." The daughter of the place steals his heart; he tries to win her; she agrees, saying she loved him at first sight also
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1905 (GreigDuncan4)
KEYWORDS: farming courting marriage
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Greig #126, p. 1, "Broomhill's Bonnie Daughter"; Greig #128, p. 2, "Broomhill's Bonnie Daughter"; Greig #118, p. 3, ("Broomhill's bonnie daughter"); Greig "Folk-Song in Buchan," p. 36, ("'Twas on a summer's evening As I walked roon the toon") (2 texts plus 2 fragments)
GreigDuncan4 723, "Broomhill's Bonnie Daughter" (10 texts, 7 tunes)
Ord, p. 232-233, "Broomhill's Bonnie Dochter" (1 text)

Roud #2175
ALTERNATE TITLES:
Breemie's Bonnie Betsy
File: Ord232

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