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Item Summary

Formatsong text
TitleThe Elfin Knight
ContributorAlexander Brown
Index NameBrown, Alexander
PlaceAnchor Cottage, Land Street, Rothes, Scotland
Reference Code AFC 1972/001, MS p. 06902

Scope and Content Notes

Genre song - Child ballad
First lineAs I was a walkin early one day

8 stanzas
Type NumberChild 2, The Elfin Knight

Contextual Notes

Heard about sixty years ago at Bogbain, between Keeth and Fochabers.

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