“Loss of Seven Clergymen”


Concerning the death of seven priests, who are "drowned all in Nazen Lake." The seven relax by going fishing. A storm blows up. Although certain of the boat's crew survive, the priests -- three French and four Irish -- die


  1. SHenry H742, pp. 104-105, "Loss of Seven Clergymen" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #3570
  3. BI, HHH742


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1938 (Sam Henry collection)
Found in: Ireland