Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 6 of 8 from 1860 edition - online book

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Proud "Wallinton was wounded sair,
Albeit he be a Fennick fierce.
But if ye wald a souldier search,                  1*
Among them a' were ta'en that night,
Was nane sae wordie to put in verse, As Collingwood, that courteous knight.
Young Henry Schafton, he is hurt;
A souldier shot him wi' a bow ;                       130
Scotland has cause to mak great sturt,
For laiming of the Laird of Mow.
The Laird's Wat did weel indeed ; His friends stood stoutlie by himsell,
With little Gladstain, gude in need,              iss
For Gretein kend na gude be ill.
The Sheriffe wanted not gude will,-
Howbeit he might not fight so fast; Beanjeddart, Hundlie, and Hunthill,
Warden of the East Marches. He was, at this time, cham­berlain of Berwick.—S.
123. Fenwiek of Wallington, a powerful Northumbrian chief.—S.
128.  Sir Cuthbert Collingwood of Esslington, Sheriff of Northumberland, the 10th and 20th of Elizabeth.—S.
129.  The Shaftoes are an ancient family settled at Baving-ton, in Northumberland, since the time of Edward I.—S.
132. An ancient family on the Borders. The Laird of Mowe here mentioned was the only gentleman of note killed in the skirmish on the Scottish side.—S.
136. Graden, a family of Kers.—S.
139. Douglas of Beanjeddart, an ancient branch of the house of Cavers, possessing property near the junction of