Lescraigie

DESCRIPTION: Pretty Peggie is advised to prepare the cot, "For the fair-haired laddie will be here." "He winna lie in the kitchen... But he'll lie in your bed, Peggie, And you in his airms twa." With the harvest done, Sandy Fraser is coming to take her away
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1905 (GreigDuncan7)
KEYWORDS: love courting harvest
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Greig "Folk-Song in Buchan," pp. 41-42, "Lescragie"; Greig #178, p. 2, "Peggie"; Greig "Folk-Song in Buchan," p. 21, ("But gin I had the sair hairst shorn") (3 fragments)
GreigDuncan7 1490, GreigDuncan8 Addenda, "Lescraigie" (13 texts, 12 tunes)
Ord, p. 285, "Lescraigie" (1 text)

Roud #3940
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Duke o' Gordon's Three Daughters" (tune, per GreigDuncan7)
ALTERNATE TITLES:
The Bonnie Woods o' Keldie O
File: Ord285

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