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Posted By: GUEST,patriot
09-Jan-21 - 11:07 AM
Thread Name: BBC Radio4 - Morpurgo's Folk Journeys
Subject: RE: BBC Radio4 - Morpurgo's Folk Journeys
all true, Thompson, but there were plenty of Scottish lords who connived at the Act of Union.
As the song has it....
'We were bought and sold for English gold
   Sic' a parcel o' rogues in a nation'

it's about the Scottish lords who took the gold, NOT the English who bribed them.