EBBA ID: 33541

National Library of Scotland - Crawford 961
Recording Information
Ballad Title The Couragious Cook-maid. / OR, / Hey for the North Countrey. / Being a Leicestershire frolick performed by an Esquires Cook-Maid, who (being disguised in Mans / apparel) robbed five Taylors upon the High-way of five pounds, which they had newly receiv- / ed of her Master, for work which they had done, she having no Weapons about her but a large / Black-Pudding, which they supposed in the Night to be a Pistol, they very quietly delivered / their Money, which she carrying home, caused much mirth and [l]aughter throughout the whole / Family. Likewise how she Conjured for the money when they came to her after, to set forth / Hue and Cry after the Padder, &c.
Tune Imprint Tune of, The City Caper, Or: Digby, &c.
Standard Tune Title Digby's Farewell
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