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Lord Sinclair and the Men of Guldbrand Dale (International) assertion single work   poetry   "Lord Sinclair sailed o'er the deep salt sea,"
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Issue Details: First known date: 1867... 1867 Lord Sinclair and the Men of Guldbrand Dale
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  • Translated from the Danish of Edvard Storm.
  • Editor's note: 'In 1612, during the Calmar war, the Swedes engaged a band of Scotch mercenaries, under the command of one of the Sinclair family, to make a diversion in their favour by landing on the coast of Norway, as told in the following ballad. If the poet has not exaggerated the number of the men engaged in the foray, it is more than probable that some tradition relative to it has been and still is current in Scotland as well as in Norway...'

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First known date: 1867
Probably reproduced from Notes and Queries, July-December 1867.
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Australasian vol. 4 no. 101 (New Series) 7 March 1868 7826108 1868 newspaper issue 1868 pg. 295
    Note: A slightly abridged introductory note appears in this source.
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  • c
    Scandinavia, Western Europe, Europe,
  • 1612
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