“Fille Soldat de Montcontour, La (The Girl Soldier of Montcontour)”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1960 (Peacock)
Keywords: foreignlanguage courting marriage army war cross-dressing mistress soldier
Found in: Canada(Newf)


French. A girl dresses as a boy and joins her lover's regiment. She asks him why he is crying. He has a letter from his mom that his mistress left home seven years ago. She reveals that she is his mistress. They marry with great regimental ceremony.


  1. Peacock, pp. 338-339, "La Fille Soldat de Montcontour" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, Pea338