“Bold Captain Grant”
Earliest date: 1969 (collected from Nelson Ridley)
Found in: Britain(England)
Singer, an apprentice in Northamptonshire, takes to highway robbery and is imprisoned in Edinburgh. Escaping, he hides in a wood, but is betrayed by a woman and reimprisoned. He prays for mercy on his soul and for his wife and children.
- MacSeegTrav 91, "Captain Grant" (1 text, 1 tune)
- DT, CAPTGRNT*
- Roud #1286
- BI, McCST091