Sawney Ogilvie's Duel with His Wife

DESCRIPTION: "Good people, give ear to the fatalest duel That Morpeth e'er saw since it was a town... Poor Sawney... Miscarried and married a Scottish tarpawlin." Sawney ruins his prospects with his marriage; his wife regularly abuses him
AUTHOR: Thomas Whittle
EARLIEST DATE: 1900 (Stokoe/Reay); Whittle reportedly died 1736
KEYWORDS: marriage hardtimes abuse humorous
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Stokoe/Reay, pp. 124-125, "Sawney Ogilvie's Duel With His Wife" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #3156
File: StoR124

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