Eynsham Poaching Song (Southrop Poaching Song)

DESCRIPTION: "Three Eynsham/Southrop chaps went out one day" to hunt hare and pheasant. They meet other poachers and their "spaniel put up a hare." They are chased by a keeper and escape swimming over Cassington/Hathrerop Brook.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1923 (Williams-Thames)
KEYWORDS: poaching escape hunting animal bird dog
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Williams-Thames, p. 150, "Southrop Poaching Song" (also Wiltshire-WSRO Wt 347); Williams-Thames, p. 151, "Eynsham Poaching Song" (also Wiltshire-WSRO Ox 256) (2 texts)
Roud #1268
File: WT150

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