“The Duke of Gordon's Daughter”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1794
Keywords: nobility rejection love courting soldier elopement children
Found in: Britain(Scotland(Aber))

Description

Jean, the Duke's daughter, loves Captain Ogilvie. Gordon, to stop the match, convinces the King to demote Ogilvie. Jean marries Ogilvie. They go to Gordon in poverty; he is turned away. Ogilvie inherits Northumberland; he brings home his wife and children

References

  1. Child 237, "The Duke of Gordon's Daughter" (1 text)
  2. Bronson 237, "The Duke of Gordon's Daughter" (14 versions+1 in addenda)
  3. OBB 94, "The Duke of Gordon's Daughter" (1 text)
  4. DBuchan 56, "The Duke of Gordon's Daughter" (1 text)
  5. DT 237, DUKGORD*
  6. Roud #342
  7. BI, C237