Mudcat Café message #552811 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #4640   Message #552811
Posted By: Murray MacLeod
17-Sep-01 - 09:28 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Montrose (Steeleye Span)
Subject: RE: Montrose Lyrics
From my childhood in the Highlands I remember the couplet
"MacLeod of Assynt sold Montrose
For forty bags of rotten brose"

I have always wondered whether this was part of a longer poem or just a taunting two-liner.

Murray