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GUEST,GUTCHER Origin: Will Ye Go to Flanders (48) RE: Origin: Will Ye Go to Flanders 11 Sep 16

Colvils Whiggs 1684--

We"ll there get sack and brandy,
Weil tempered wi succar-candy.

Could these two lines be from an older version of this song or from a different song and adopted/adapted into the one published by Herd some 70 years later.

This date was when the killing times were at their height in Scotland and many people fled to Ireland or the Low Countries to avoid persecuition or death.
NB. They did not go to those parts as part of an army at that time.
Sack was a Spanish wine called Malligoe [various spellings].

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