Thomas Percy

(1729 - 1811 / England)

Thomas Percy Poems

The Bonny Earl of Murray

Ye highlands, and ye lawlands,
Oh! whair hae ye been?
They hae slaine the earl of Murray,
And hae layd him on the green.

Now wae be to thee, Huntley!
And whairfore did you sae!
I bade you bring him wi' you,
But forbade you him to slay.

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