“Sir Neil and Glengyle”


Ann is wooed by Sir Neil and Glengyle. Her brother, hearing a false rumor that Sir Neil has slandered his sister, demands a duel and is killed. Glengyle kills Sir Neil. Ann, horrified by the slaughter, will not have Glengyle and vows to die unwed


I was not able to read the one broadside Bodleian, 2806 c.11(44), "Glengyle & Sir Neil" ("In yonder isle beyond Argyle"), unknown, n.d. - BS


  1. Laws M39, "Sir Neil and Glengyle"
  2. Creighton-Maritime, pp. 92-95, "Sir Neil and Glengyle" (1 text, 3 tunes)
  3. Mackenzie 20, "Sir Neil and Glengyle" (1 text, 1 tune)
  4. DT 590, SIRNEIL
  5. Roud #1914
  6. BI, LM39


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1928 (Mackenzie)
Found in: Canada(Mar)