Cattistock Hunting Song

DESCRIPTION: "In Cattistock parish in fair Dorsetshire Liv'd a pack of fox-dogs I'll vow and declare." They are fit for anything, but after a long hunt, the fox climbs a high roof and defies the dogs. The squire is impressed and lets the fox go free
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1909 (Purslow-Constant)
KEYWORDS: hunting escape dog
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Purslow-Constant, pp. 12-13, "Cattistock Hunting Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #1658
ALTERNATE TITLES:
The Old Bitch Fox
File: PCL012

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