The History of Leith

August 23, 2013

Broadside ballad entitled ‘John Armstrong’s Last farewel’

This ballad begins: ‘IS their never a Man in all Scotland, / from the highest state to the lowest degree.’ The text preceding this ballad reads: ‘Declaring how he and his Eight-scoremen fought a bloody Battell at Edinburgh. / To the Tune of, Fare thou well bonny Gilt Knock Hall.’ for more click here

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