Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 7 of 8 from 1860 edition - online book

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158 THE BATTLE OF SHEEIFF-MUIE.
Volunteerly to ramble with Lord Loudon Campbell, Brave Hay did suffer for a', man. And we ran, fyc.
Sir John Schaw, that great knight, with broad sword most bright,                                       u
On horseback he briskly did charge, man; A hero that's bold, none could him withhold, He stoutly encounter'd the targemen. And we ran, Sfe.
For the cowardly Whittam, for fear they should cut him, Seeing glittering broad swords with a pa', man, And that in such thrang, made Baird edicang, 21 And from the brave clans ran awa, man. And we ran, fyc.
[The great Colonel Dow gade foremost, I trow, When Whittam's dragoons ran awa, man;
Archibald, Duke of Douglas, who commanded a body of his vassals in the royal army. Hugh Campbell, third Earl of Loudoun, of the royal army. The Earl of Bay, brother to the Duke of Argyle. He came up to the field only a few hours before the battle, and had the misfortune to be wounded.
15. Sir John Shaw of Greenock, an officer in the troop of volunteers, noted for his keen Whiggish spirit.
17. Major-General Whitham, who commanded the left wing of the King's army.







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