Beau Grenadier, Le (The Handsome Grenadier)

DESCRIPTION: French. A girl has won a sailor's/grenadier's heart. He takes her to his room and gives her a gold ring. Her other lover listens at the door. The jilted lover considers killing the girl but kills her new lover instead.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE:
KEYWORDS: foreignlanguage infidelity love ring hiding gold bawdy lover mistress sailor soldier homicide
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Peacock, p. 539, "La Jolie Fille et Ses Deux Amants" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: In Peacock's version the ballad stops short of having anyone murdered. Genevilliers is about five miles northeast of Paris - BS
File: Pea539

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