“The Gallant Shoemaker”


A girl is courted by a wealthy farmer, but loves a shoemaker. Her father confines her to make her change her mind. She sends a letter to her love. He rides by and carries her away. They live happily, "For she had gotten her shoemaker."

Cross references


  1. Ord, pp. 102-103, "The Gallant Shoemaker" (1 text)
  2. Roud #3950
  3. BI, Ord102


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1930 (Ord)
Keywords: love courting escape
Found in: Britain(Scotland)