The Tragedy of Sir James the Rose.

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Title

The Tragedy of Sir James the Rose.

Creator

Bruce, Michael, 1746-1767

Date

[1820-1830?] per National Library of Scotland

Extent

8 pages

Identifier

s0141b34
s0091b25

Is Part Of

a bound collection of 54 chapbooks

Description

Woodcut image of a knight on horse on the title-page.

Abstract

This tells the tragic tale of Sir Rose, who falls in love with Matilda. Her father, Lord Buchan, objects to the marriage and tells her she will marry Lord Graeme. Sir Rose fights first Graemeā€™s brother and then is chased down by Graeme himself. While Sir Rose overcomes both Graeme and his men, he is mortally wounded and dies, whereupon Matilda falls upon his sword to follow him into death.

Subject

Chapbooks-Scotland-Stirling

Contributor

Archival & Special Collections, University of Guelph Library, Guelph, Ontario Canada

Rights

In the public domain; For high quality reproductions, contact Archival & Special Collections, University of Guelph. libaspc@uoguelph.ca, 519-824-4120, Ext. 53413

Type

ballad

Citation

Bruce, Michael, 1746-1767, “The Tragedy of Sir James the Rose.,” Scottish Chapbooks, accessed December 8, 2019, https://scottishchapbooks.lib.uoguelph.ca/items/show/1017.