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Guy Fawkes

Author(s): Sheena Blackhall

Copyright holder(s): Sheena Blackhall

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(Tune: One More Step Along the World We Go)

James the Saxth rode doon tae London toon x3
Far the Thames gaes rowin ower

James the Saxth pit on the English croon x3
Far the Thames etc

Guy Fawkes didna like the new king's wyes x3
Far the Thames etc

He crept tae a cellar unner parliament x3
Far the Thames etc

Guy Fawkes tried tae blaa the Scots King up x3
Far the Thames etc

They catched him an they killt him doon in London toon x3
Far the Thames etc

Licht the bonfires let them burn, burn, burn x3
Far the Thames etc

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Information about Document 160

Guy Fawkes

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Text audience

Children (under 13s)
Audience size 1000+

Text details

Method of composition Handwritten
Word count 106

Text medium

Web (webpages, discussion boards, newsgroups, chat rooms)

Text publication details

Published
Publisher Elphinstone Institute
Publication year 2002
Place of publication Internet - www.abdn.ac.uk/elphinstone/kist

Text setting

Education

Text type

Poem/song/ballad

Author

Author details

Author id 112
Forenames Sheena
Surname Blackhall
Gender Female
Decade of birth 1940
Educational attainment University
Age left school 16
Upbringing/religious beliefs Brought up Protestant, now Buddhist
Occupation Writer and supply teacher
Place of birth Aberdeen
Region of birth Aberdeen
Birthplace CSD dialect area Abd
Country of birth Scotland
Place of residence Aberdeen
Region of residence Aberdeen
Residence CSD dialect area Abd
Country of residence Scotland
Father's occupation Manager of Deeside Omnibus Service
Father's place of birth Aboyne
Father's region of birth Aberdeen
Father's birthplace CSD dialect area Abd
Father's country of birth Scotland
Mother's occupation Private Secretary
Mother's place of birth Aberdeen
Mother's region of birth Aberdeen
Mother's birthplace CSD dialect area Abd
Mother's country of birth Scotland

Languages

Language Speak Read Write Understand Circumstances
English Yes Yes Yes Yes
Gaelic; Scottish Gaelic Yes Yes Yes Yes Elementary. Gaelic choir. Poetry.
Scots Yes Yes Yes Yes

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