“The Green Grassy Slopes”


"I'm going to speak ... of the deeds that were done by King William, On the green grassy slopes of the Boyne." "Praise God for sending us King William." "If ever our service is needed" we "will join, And fight, like valiant King William"


For the Battle of the Boyne, see "The Battle of the Boyne (I)"; for the political background, see also "The Vicar of Bray." - RBW


  1. OrangeLark 3, "The Green Grassy Slopes" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Graham, p. 22, "The Green Grassy Slopes of the Boyne" (1 text, 1 tune)
  3. BI, OrLa003


Author: unknown
Earliest date: c.1895 (Graham)