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Here's a Health to King George

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Performer: Couling, L.
Place Collected: Kempsford
Date collected: Between 1913 and 1916
Collector: Williams, Alfred
Roud Number: 1232

This is the only collected version of this song so nothing is known about its history.  Alfred Williams wrote “Possibly George II is intended: it was during his reign, i.e. in 1739, that war against Spain was declared by Walpole.”


Notes by Gwilym Davies 28 March 2016