“Hibernia's Lovely Jean”


The singer returns to Ireland from fighting in Spain, where he meets Hibernia's Lovely Jane. He says that her beauty exceeds that of goddesses or legendary beauties. But her parents will not let her marry a soldier. The singer despairs


  1. SHenry H467, p. 428, "Hibernia's Lovely Jane" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #4385
  3. BI, HHH467


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1890 (Kenedy)
Found in: Ireland