“Lord William, or, Lord Lundy”


(Lord William) and the bailiff's daughter fall in love (while studying abroad). Her father calls her home to marry a nobleman. She sends a message by bird to Willie. Willie arrives at the wedding, forcing the groom aside and marrying the girl himself


  1. Child 254, "Lord William, or, Lord Lundy" (3 texts)
  2. Bronson 254, "Lord William, or, Lord Lundy" (1 version)
  3. Dixon IX, pp. 57-59, "Lord William" (1 text)
  4. Leach, pp. 621-623, "Lord William, or, Lord Lundy" (1 text)
  5. Roud #106
  6. BI, C254


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1845 (Dixon)
Found in: Britain(Scotland)