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Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border

Walter Scott: Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border

Sir Walter Scott,
Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border,
Second Edition, three volumes, Edinburgh 1803

Edinburgh University Press, three volumes, 2017
ISBN 978-0748695829

See also the album
Fiona Hunter, Siobhan Miller, Lucy Pringle, Steve Byrne, Kirsty Law
Scott's Sangs
CD, ScottLore SL01-MSB, 2019

The Songs

Volume 1

Historical Ballads

  1. The Song of the Outlaw Murray (Roud 3296; Child 305)
  2. The Battle of Otterbourne (Roud 3293; Child 161)
  3. Johnie Armstrong (Roud 76; Child 169)
  4. Johnie of Breadislee (Roud 69; Child 114; G/D 2:250)
  5. The Lochmaben Harper (Roud 85; Child 192; G/D 2:270)
  6. Fair Helen of Kirconnell (Roud 8191)
  7. Jamie Telfer of the Fair Dodhead (Roud 3364; Child 190)
  8. The Raid of the Reidswire (Roud 2863)
  9. Kinmont Willie (Roud 4013; Child 186)
  10. Dick of the Cow (Roud 4012; Child 185)
  11. Jock o' the Side (Roud 82; Child 187)
  12. Hobbie Noble (Roud 4014; Child 189)
  13. Archie of Cafield (Roud 83; Child 188; G/D 2:244)
  14. Armstrong's Goodnight (Roud 8196)
  15. The Fray of Suport (Roud 8190)
  16. Lord Maxwell's Goodnight (Roud 4015; Child 195)
  17. The Lads of Wamphray (Roud 4011; Child 184)
  18. Katharine Janfarie (Roud 93; Child 221; G/D 5:1024)
  19. The Laird of Logie (Roud 81; Child 182; G/D 2:247)
  20. The Souters of Selkirk (Roud 5505)
  21. The Flowers of the Forest (Roud 3812)
  22. The Laird of Muirhead (Roud 8197)
  23. Ode on Visiting Flodden

Volume 2

Romantic Ballads

  1. The Gay Goss Hawk (Roud 61; Child 96)
  2. Brown Adam (Roud 482; Child 98; G/D 5:994)
  3. Jellon Grame (Roud 58; Child 90; G/D 2:198)
  4. Willie's Ladye (Roud 220; Child 6; G/D 2:346)
  5. Clerk Saunders (Roud 3855; Child 69)
  6. Earl Richard (Roud 47; Child 68)
  7. The Lass of Lochroyan (Roud 49; Child 76; G/D 6:1226)
  8. Rose the Red and White Lilly (Roud 3335; Child 103; G/D 1:162)
  9. Fause Foodrage (Roud 57; Child 89; G/D 8:1930)
  10. Kempion (Roud 3912; Child 34)
  11. Lord Thomas and Fair Annie (Roud 43; Child 63; G/D 6:1229)
  12. The Wife of Usher's Well (Roud 196; Child 79)
  13. Cospatrick (Roud 22; Child 5)
  14. Prince Robert (Roud 55; Child 87)
  15. King Henrie (Roud 3967; Child 32)
  16. Annan Water (Roud 6562)
  17. The Cruel Sister (Roud 8; Child 10; G/D 2:213)
  18. The Queen's Mary (Roud 79; Child 173; G/D 2:195)
  19. The Young Tamlane (Roud 35; Child 39; G/D 2:330)
  20. Thomas the Rhymer (Roud 219; Child 37), Part I
  21. Thomas the Rhymer (Roud 219; Child 37), Part II
  22. Thomas the Rhymer (Roud 219; Child 37), Part III
  23. The Bonny Hynd (Roud 205; Child 50)
  24. O Gin My Love Were Yon Red Rose (Roud 6751; G/D 5:936)
  25. O Tell Me How to Woo Thee (Roud 8195)

Imitations of the Ancient Ballads

  1. The Eve of St John
  2. Lord Soulis
  3. The Cour of Keeldar
  4. Glenfinlas

Volume 3

Historical Ballads

  1. Auld Maitland (Roud 8183)
  2. Sir Hugh Le Blond (Roud 3969; Child 59)
  3. Sir Patrick Spens (Roud 41; Child 58; G/D 1:17)
  4. The Dowie Dens of Yarrow (Roud 13; Child 214; G/D 2:215)
  5. The Lament of the Border Widow (Roud 199; Child 106; G/D 1:163)
  6. Hughie Graeme (Roud 84; Child 191; G/D 2:271)
  7. Graeme and Bewick (Roud 849; Child 211)
  8. Christie's Will
  9. The Duel of Wharton and Stuart (Roud 8192)
  10. Lesley's March (Roud 8184)
  11. The Battle of Philiphaugh (Roud 4016; Child 202)
  12. The Gallant Grahams (Roud 8193)
  13. The Battle of Loudounhill (Roud 4018; Child 205)
  14. The Battle of Bothwell Bridge (Roud 337; Child 206)

Romantic Ballads

  1. Erlinton (Roud 24; Child 8)
  2. The Twa Corbies (Roud 5; Child 26)
  3. The Douglas Tragedy (Roud 23; Child 7; G/D 2:220)
  4. Young Benjie (Roud 3911; Child 86)
  5. Lady Anne (Roud 5801; Child 20 App.)
  6. Lord William (Roud 47; Child 68)
  7. The Broomfield Hill (Roud 34; Child 43; G/D 2:322; Henry H135)
  8. Proud Lady Margaret (Roud 37; Child 47; G/D 2:336)
  9. The Broom of Cowdenknowes (Roud 92; Child 217; G/D 4:838)
  10. Lord Randal (Roud 10; Child 12; G/D 2:209; Henry H814)

Imitations of the Ancient Ballads

  1. The Mermaid
  2. The Lord Herries His Complaint
  3. The Murder of Caerlaveroc
  4. Sir Agilthorn
  5. Rich Auld Willie's Farewell
  6. Water Kelpie
  7. Ellandonan Castle
  8. Cadyow Castle
  9. The Gray Brother
  10. War Song of Royal Edinburgh Light Dragoons