“The Patriot Queen”


Singer meets a beautiful woman who identifies herself as Ireland. "The bigoted tyrant I'll humble" "I have noble fine brave men ... Preparing to fight for my name; I have noble O'Connell my leader, And millions of heroes at home"

Cross references

  • cf. "The Pretty Maid Milking Her Cow"("Cailin deas cruidhte na mbo") (tune, Zimmermann)
  • cf. "Erin's Green Shore" [Laws Q27] (theme: beautiful woman to rally Erin)


  1. Zimmermann 26, "The Patriot Queen" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, Zimm026


Author: unknown
Earliest date: first half 19C (Zimmermann)