Mudcat Café message #19729 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #3772   Message #19729
Posted By: Bruce O.
22-Jan-98 - 10:57 PM
Thread Name: Songs about the homeless
Subject: RE: Songs about the homeless
Song Moira quoted a verse from is in the modern form in a Scots songbook of 1779. Her verse appeared in a play of 1584.

For those and intermediate versions of the song see item ZN2498 in the broadside index at:

www.pbm.com/~lindahl/ballads/17thc_index.html