“Davie and His Kye Thegither”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1930 (Ord)
Keywords: courting marriage clergy humorous injury
Found in: Britain(Scotland)


Davie comes to his mother, "some good news to lat her ken." She warns against hasty marriage, but the wedding goes ahead. He and his wife fight; she breaks a pot over his head. The parson arrives, the wife hits him too, and he concedes Davie's misfortune


  1. Ord, pp. 120-121, "Davie and His Kye Thegither" (1 text)
  2. Roud #5545
  3. BI, Ord120