“The Fatal Wedding Morn”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1929 (Randolph)
Keywords: love death separation grief marriage
Found in: US(So)

Description

The girl receives a letter from her fiancee, saying he will be back the next day (after a year's absence) to be married. All is made ready, but he never comes; instead, a message announces he is dead. The bride dies of grief

Notes

Obviously not to be confused with the better-known "The Fatal Wedding." - RBW

References

  1. Randolph 767, "The Fatal Wedding Morn" (1 text)
  2. Roud #7410
  3. BI, R767