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Young Hugh

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Title - Young Hugh
Contributors - Maggie Stewart
Reporters - Hamish Henderson

Summary - Sir Hugh and his school friends are playing with a ball and the ball goes over a wall. He asks for the ball, and the daughter of the house asks him to come in and tempts him with an apple. She stabs him and puts him in the well.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:02:39
Date Recorded - 1967.06
Language - English
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 15412
Original Tape ID - SA1967.036
Original Track ID - SA1967.36.A3
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Classification - C155; R73;

Item Notes - 6 verses. This is a variant of 'Sir Hugh of Lincoln', which is supposed to be based on an actual event involving the notorious anti-Jewish blood libel, but makes no reference to Jews at all. Tune 'Ye Banks and Braes'.

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