“Earl Rothes”

Author: unknown
Keywords: love courting infidelity nobility family

Description

Lady Ann is enamored of Earl Rothes, though he is married. Her (parents?) promise to care for her well if she will forget him. She says she will stay with Earl Rothes until her child is born. Her young brother vows revenge. But she stays with the Earl

References

  1. Child 297, "Earl Rothes" (1 text)
  2. Leach, pp. 682-683, "Earl Rothes" (1 text)
  3. Roud #4025
  4. BI, C297