DESCRIPTION: "There was a lord in Ireland, A lord of high degree," whose second wife abuses his daughter Kathleen and exiles her. A page promises to bring Kathleen back. He finds the beautiful girl, brings her home, and marries her
AUTHOR: John Greenleaf Whittier (Source: Flanders/Ballard/Brown/Barry-NewGreenMountainSongster)
EARLIEST DATE: 1849 (Margaret Smith's Journal..., according to Flanders)
KEYWORDS: stepmother father abuse exile reunion servant
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Flanders/Ballard/Brown/Barry-NewGreenMountainSongster, pp. 41-43, "Kathleen" (1 text, 1 tune, much reduced from Whittier's original)
Roud #4655
File: FNG041

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