“The Brewer Laddie”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1904 (Ford)
Keywords: love abandonment return rejection
Found in: Britain(Scotland)

Description

"In Perth there lives a bonnie lad... And he courted Peggy Roy." "He courted her for seven long years... When there came a lad from Edinborough town." The girl goes off with the stranger, but ends up deserted; the brewer rejects her when she returns

Cross references

References

  1. Ford-Vagabond, pp. 95-97, "The Brewer Laddie" (1 text)
  2. Ord, pp. 178-179, "The Brewer Lad" (1 text)
  3. DT, BREWRLAD*
  4. Roud #867
  5. BI, FVS095