“Peggy and the Soldier (The Lame Soldier)”
Found in: US(MW) Britain(Scotland)
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
- Laws P13, "Peggy and the Soldier (The Lame Soldier)"
- BBI, ZN1517, "It was a brave souldier that long liv'd in Wars"
- DT 497, LAMESLDR* LAMESLD2
- Roud #907
- BI, LP13