Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

7/12/2004

Border Ballads…

The Scottish Border Ballads are essentially short stories in verse – swift, impersonal, terse and dramatic, turning the daily lives of the borderers into poetry that still ranks among the glories of English literature.

Little Jock Elliot

The Lament of a Border Widow

Johnie Armstrang

Hughie the Graeme

The Death of Parcy Reed

O Flower of Scotland

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