I Hae ae Bit Son

DESCRIPTION: "I hae ae bit son, my gallant young Donald, Although I had ten, they'd a' follow Glengarry." She toasts the men who follow Prince Charlie. (S)he will go to Lochiel and the other leaders, "For these are the men that would die for their Charlie."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: Early 19th Century (Hogg's "Border Garland"")
KEYWORDS: soldier separation Jacobite
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
1720-1788 - Life of Charles Edward Stuart, "Bonnie Prince Charlie," the Young Pretender, eldest son of James Stuart the "Old Pretender"
Jul 23, 1745 - Bonnie Prince Charlie lands on Eriskay
Aug 19, 1745 - "Gathering of the Clans." Official raising of the standard at Glenfinnan
Apr 16, 1746 - Battle of Culloden Muir ends the 1745 Jacobite rebellion
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Porter/Gower-Jeannie-Robertson-EmergentSingerTransformativeVoice #29, p. 164, "I Hae ae Bit Son" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #7287
File: RPG029

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