“Young Peggy”


Young Peggy and Jamie have been seen together. When her parents call him rogue and loon, she vows to rest in his arms forever. The lovers agree to run off in the middle of the night. Her father awakes in the night and pursues, but they are already married


  1. Child 298, "Young Peggy" (1 text)
  2. Bronson 298, "Young Peggy" (1 version)
  3. Leach, pp. 683-684, "Young Peggy" (1 text)
  4. DT 298, YNGPEGGY
  5. Roud #3875
  6. BI, C298


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1827 (Kinloch)
Found in: Britain(Scotland)