“The Slaughter of the Laird of Mellerstain”
Earliest date: 1828
Fragment: A fair lady is heard lamenting for her slain husband, "John Hately, the Laird of Mellerstain." She laments that her ladies were not men who could have stood by him as he was killed.
- Jan 3, 1603 - Murder of "Johne Haitlie of Millstanes" by "William Home hes guidfather."
- Child 230, "The Slaughter of the Laird of Mellerstain" (1 text)
- Roud #4020
- BI, C230