History of Leith, Edinburgh

January 24, 2014

Broadside ballad entitled ‘A Huy and Cry After Sir John Barlycorn’

This ballad begins: ‘WE all the Drunkards of the Nation, / Issue Our Royal Proclamation / To you great King at Arms, the Lion, / (Since every Liedge thro’ drought is dying;) / With all your bretheren, Heraulds too, / And Pursuevants, that follow you.’ for more click here

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