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gnomad British Grenadiers-why is tune called Sheffield? (28) RE: British Grenadiers-why is tune called Sheffield? 30 Sep 13


Lyrics of the British Grenadiers refer to the use shock troops equipped with grenades, wearing caps, pouches and louped clothes. All indicating 18th century origin, as does reference to fusees. This does presuppose that words and tune are contemporaneous.


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