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Spanish Cavalier, The

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Performer: Dawes, Eli
Place Collected: Southrop
Date collected: Between 1913 and 1916
Collector: Williams, Alfred
Roud Number: 2684

This song sounds as though it should be a poem but no such primary source can be traced.  It appeared on broadsides and in songsters in the 19th century and has been collected occasionally in the tradition, notably from the Norfolk singer Walter Pardon in the 1980s.


Notes by Gwilym Davies 10 April 2016