The brand new tune regarding Scotsman entitled Erin-go-bragh, should really give it a look, also

This is certainly a little bit of amplification with the Brags, Miracles, Lies, farcical development for example Tom Tell-Insights, Rumors Joan, Teague’s Ramble, Darby Ram, Red-herring, Wonderful Crocodile, Sow took the newest measles and you may she passed away about springtime, etc.

A tune out of 1519 appears to explore lines and you can parodies regarding traces off dated audio. It’s a 'ballad' of Robin Bonnet sung by Lack of knowledge within the 'The Interlude of one's Four Elements'. Robin Hood inside the Barnesdale stood, And you will leant him till a maple thistle; Next emerged the Woman and nice Saint Andrew; Sleepest thou, wakest thou, Geoffrey Coke? One hundred cold temperatures the water is actually strong, [Water is actually broad?] I cannot reveal how broad. The guy grabbed good goose neck within his hand, As well as over water the guy ran. He kick-off so you can good thistle finest, And you may slash your off an effective hollen pub. He heart attack the fresh new wren underneath the horns, [Cutty Wren?] You to definitely fire sprang out of the pig's end. Jack boy, is actually thy bend i-bankrupt? Or hath any people done the newest wriguldy wrag? [prinkum prankum/ And place all of them inside the a great satchel! hinkum booby/ looby loo/ The guy plucked human anatomy of a great willow, hokey-pokey?] Wilkin is an enthusiastic archer good, And you may better you may handle a spade; The guy took his bent bow in the hands, And put him down by fire. The guy grabbed having your 60 bows and ten, An item of meat, a new off bacon. Of all of the birds within the merry England [.. wild birds that actually I look for?] Thus merrily water pipes the merry package. [.. pipelines the new jay] [end] O sleepst thou or wakst thou Ieffery Cooke, the fresh rost they burnes, turne bullet throughout the from the- 'Pammelia', 1609

Untitled ‘News’ off Bassus , 1530 [I think this is actually a great medley off song outlines

Zero department with the contours for the fresh. Notice Tomlyn looks right here prior to when into the ‘The Complaynt from Scotland’. you which have a bar regarding it I have offered to um.]

View & observe how byrds doth flye coke crow mydey pype mery And you may wyll pay a visit to London area so you’re able to from the an excellent calffes hede thryty herryings having a good peny fy yt was dogge chepe call the new boy colyn chynke last night is owr dame[s] kow broght to grase w ith heyffe & just how Rumbleow [Rumbelow, still step three miles outside of heck?] cry owt a pace scarcely plants wyll getting grene that’s but reson & they spunk yn year w th slake costs me personally nawght tomlyn whether or not wade y ow now to help you catche byrd are w t byrdlyme & rods. every sparos schall keep theyr cutts full small Spunk to me jizz podyngs wyll getting dere thryps and you will chytterlyngs ainsi que emergency room blow my horne behynde jizz Good torne Agayne robyn & bende for the thy bend w t torne Ageyne Robyne & bend to your thy bow. q uod samoht notterts [Thomas Stretton]

John Ashton prices a bit of a late duplicate, “A mysterious and you can Great Family relations of your own Old Woman who was drowned from the Ratcliffe Highway” inside the Ashton’s Chapbooks , p

Once the # 2013 during the Analytical Index Rollins keeps “The existing Woman off Ratcliffe highway, a sheet out-of report entitled”. This was inserted in order to a beneficial ballad printer ink, but Rollins discovered zero backup. It absolutely was after given as a good chapbook, is actually prose, and is an absurd facts in impossibilities. 273, 1882, 1966. Also during the Thomson’s Pepys’ Penny Merriments .

No ‘backwards’ inside the Collins’ “Paddy Bull’s Expedition,” U.S. II, p. 215. = “The fresh new Irishman’s Happen to be London area,” Paddy Whack’s Package Partner , 1791. Paddy’s Visit to London – As i got my personal departure- The fresh Shamrock otherwise Hibernian Songster , p. 24, c 1808. You will find an overabundance of songs regarding Irishmen, Yorkshiremen, etc, and “Ralph and you can Nell’s Ramble to Oxford” and stuff like that that have comical escapades in the big city where things are backwards towards ‘country yokels’ (perhaps, most, really the only sane of those), c 1780 -1830.

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