“Clerk Saunders”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1802 (Scott)
Keywords: courting death homicide family
Found in: Britain(Scotland)

Description

(Clerk Sanders) and his lady are determined to be wed despite the opposition of her seven brothers. Despite great pains to conceal their acts, they are found abed together. The brothers stab him to death and leave him in bed for his lady to find

References

  1. Child 69, "Clerk Saunders" (7 texts)
  2. Bronson 69, "Clerk Saunders" (3 versions)
  3. Leach, pp. 234-236, "Clerk Saunders" (1 text)
  4. OBB 27, "Clerk Saunders" (1 text)
  5. Friedman, p. 94, "Clerk Saunders" (1 text)
  6. PBB 30, "Clark Sanders" (1 text)
  7. Hodgart, p. 56, "Clerk Saunders" (1 text)
  8. DT 69, CLERKSAN
  9. Roud #3855
  10. BI, C069