Clay Daubin, The (Pease Strae; Jock the New Laird Was New Wedded)

DESCRIPTION: "We went owre to Deavie' Clay Daubin, and faith, a rare caper we had." Various adventures: "For Jock the new laird was new wedded, His old sweetheart Jenny linked na'e, While some were all titter'n and flytin', The lads rubbed her down wi pease strae."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1808 (ANderson)
KEYWORDS: wedding rejection
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North))
REFERENCES (3 citations):
ADDITIONAL: R. Anderson et al, _Ballads in the Cumberland Dialect_, R. Hetherton, 1808, pp. 116-119, ballad LIII, "The Clay Daubin" (1 text, tune referenced, dated 1804)
Marjorie Rowling, _The Folklore of the Lake District_, Rowman and Littlefield, 1976, p. 132, "(For Jock the new laird was new wedded") (1 short excerpt); p. "(We went ower to Deavie's Clay Daubin)" (1 long excerpt)
William Henderson, _Notes on the Folk-lore of the Northern Counties of England and the Borders_, Longmans, Green, and Co., 1866 (available on Google Books), p. 26, "(For Jock the new laird was new wedded)" (1 excerpt)

cf. "Andrew Carr" (the listed tune in Anderson)
NOTES [37 words]: This appears to be a song created by Anderson, yet Rowling and Henderson both list it as if it were a traditional ballad, so I'm citing it. I might not have, had I seen Anderson before the others rather than after.... - RBW
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File: Rowl132

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