The Tragedy of Sir James the Rose.

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Title

The Tragedy of Sir James the Rose.

Publisher

Stirling: W. Macnie, Booksellers

Date

[1820-1830?] per National Library of Scotland

Extent

8 pages
16 cm

Identifier

Is Part Of

a bound collection of 54 chapbooks (s0141b34)

Description

Woodcut #83: Illustration on title page of a knight in armor on a horse.

Type

ballads & songs

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

Courtship and Marriage
Highlands
Chapbooks - Scotland - Stirling

Source

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

Format

JPEGs and PDF derived from master file, which was scanned from the original book in 24-bit color at 600 dpi in TIFF format using an Epson Expression 10000XL scanner.

Rights

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

Contributor

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

Citation

“The Tragedy of Sir James the Rose.,” Scottish Chapbooks, accessed August 8, 2022, https://scottishchapbooks.lib.uoguelph.ca/items/show/1017.