“The New-Slain Knight”
A man sees a girl sleeping under a hedge. He tells her of a dead man in her father's garden. His description makes her think it is her love. She wonders who will care for her. The man offers to do so. She refuses him till he reveals himself as her lover.
- cf. "The Lass of Roch Royal" [Child 76] (floating lyrics) and references there
- cf. "John (George) Riley (I)" [Laws N36] (plot) and references there
- cf. "The Three Ravens" [Child 26]
- Child 263, "The New-Slain Knight" (1 text)
- Roud #3887
- BI, C263