“Earl Crawford”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: before 1873
Keywords: love separation children jealousy death
Found in: Britain(Scotland)

Description

Lady Crawford marries the Earl at a young age, and soon bears a son. She thinks Crawford loves the child more than he loves her. They quarrel and separate. Both wish to reconcile, both think the other has refused to do so, both die for love

References

  1. Child 229, "Earl Crawford" (2 texts)
  2. Bronson 229, "Earl Crawford" (2 versions)
  3. Leach, pp. 589-592, "Earl Crawford" (1 text)
  4. DT, CRAWFRD*
  5. Roud #3880
  6. BI, C229