Shepherd Lad o' Rhynie, The

DESCRIPTION: "Come ye, oh come, my bonnie lass, We'll both join hands and marry." The girl wishes she could, but her father "keeps me under guard." Unable to win the girl, he jumps off a cliff in Rhynie. She dies for love
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1905 (GreigDuncan6)
KEYWORDS: love courting suicide death father
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (3 citations):
GreigDuncan6 1194, "The Shepherd Lad o' Rhynie" (2 texts, 1 tune)
Greig #61, p. 1, "The Shepherd Lad of Rhynie" (1 text)
Ord, pp. 466-467, "The Shepherd Lad o' Rhynie" (1 text)

Roud #5152
File: Ord466

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