“The Shepherd Lad o' Rhynie”


"Come ye, oh come, my bonnie lass, We'll both join hands and marry." The girl wishes she could, but her father "keeps me under guard." Unable to win the girl, he jumps off a cliff in Rhynie. She dies for love


  1. Ord, pp. 466-467, "The Shepherd Lad o' Rhynie" (1 text)
  2. Roud #5152
  3. BI, Ord466


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1930 (Ord)
Found in: Britain(Scotland)