The History of Leith

April 22, 2006

The royal robe

This ballad begins: ‘Come all ye knight templars that blest round the globe, / That wear the badge of honour, I mean the royal robe; / For Noah he wire it in the ark where he stood, / When the world was destroyed by a deluge flood.’ It is undated but was probably printed in the mid-19th century.for more click here

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