A True relation of the life and death of Sir Andrew Barton, a pirate and rover on the seas
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A True relation of the life and death of Sir Andrew Barton, a pirate and rover on the seas to the tune of, Come follow me loue.

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Published by Printed for E. W. in London .
Written in English


  • Barton, Andrew, -- d. 1511 -- Poetry,
  • Ballads, English

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Edition Notes

Other titlesCome follow me loue.
SeriesEarly English books, 1475-1640 -- 1784:3.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 sheet ([2] p.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17812802M

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Sir Andrew he did swarve the tree, With right good will he swarved then, Upon his breast did Horseley hitt, But the arrow bounded back agen. Then Horseley spyed a privye place, With a perfect eye, in a secrette part: Under the spole of his right arme He smote Sir Andrew to . Sir Andrew Barton [Child ] DESCRIPTION: Merchants complain to the King that their trade is being disrupted. The King sends a crew to deal with Barton, the pirate. After a difficult battle marked by great courage and skill on both sides, Barton is defeated and killed. Of a Scottish rover on the seas; Men call him Sir Andrew Barton, knight?' Then ever he sighed, and sayd, 'Alas!' With a grieved mind, and well away, 'But over-well I knowe that wight; I was his prisoner yesterday. 'As I was sayling uppon the sea, A Burdeaux voyage for to fare, To his hach-borde he clasped me, And robd me of all my merchant ware. BARTON, ANDREW, High Admiral of Scotland.—The fifteenth century was the great era of maritime adventure and discovery; and in these it might have been expected that Scotland would have taken her full share. The troubled state of the country, however, and the poverty of its sovereigns, prevented the realization of such a hope.

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