“The Duke of Argyle”


A woman follows her lover Alexander to battle. He is slain on the banks of the Nile, but she continues to fight. Even though she remains in soldier's clothing, the Duke (of Argyle) comes to court her. She remains true to her slain Alexander


  1. Laws N1, "The Duke of Argyle"
  2. Greenleaf/Mansfield 39, "The Duke of Argyle" (1 text, 1 tune)
  3. DT 811, DUKARGYL
  4. Roud #1915
  5. BI, LN01


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1921 (Greenleaf/Mansfield)
Found in: Canada(Newf)