“Young Bearwell”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1828 (Buchan)
Keywords: love courting lie exile ship sea separation loneliness
Found in: Britain(Scotland)

Description

Young Bearwell and the mayor's daughter are in love. She learns that false rumors are spread about him, and gives him a ship to flee in. He comes to a foreign court. She grows lonely, and sends for him; her messenger learns of his success abroad

References

  1. Child 302, "Young Bearwell" (1 text)
  2. DBuchan 39, "Young Bearwell" (1 text)
  3. DT 302, YNGBEARW
  4. Roud #3935
  5. BI, C302