“The Lads of Wamphrey”


The Johnstones raid the stable of the Crichtons. William, nicknamed Galliard, the Johnstone leader, by mistake rides off on a blind horse. He is captured and hanged. His nephew gathers a gang which drives the Crichtons from their land


  1. Child 184, "The Lads of Wamphrey" (1 text)
  2. Leach, pp. 495-497, "The Lads of Wamphrey" (1 text)
  3. Roud #4011
  4. BI, C184


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1791
Found in: Britain(Scotland)