“Peggy and the Soldier (The Lame Soldier)”

Author: unknown
Keywords: infidelity separation soldier rejection family
Found in: US(MW) Britain(Scotland)

Description

Peggy leaves her husband and child to go with a soldier who offers her gold and a high life. The two soon quarrel; the soldier beats her and sends her back to her husband. She arrives home and begs her husband to take her back; he rejects her

Cross references

References

  1. Laws P13, "Peggy and the Soldier (The Lame Soldier)"
  2. BBI, ZN1517, "It was a brave souldier that long liv'd in Wars"
  3. DT 497, LAMESLDR* LAMESLD2
  4. Roud #907
  5. BI, LP13