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The Bonnie Hoose O Airlie

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  1. Airlie Castle is not currently open to the public, however it is remembered in the song The Bonnie Hoose o' Airlie which is mentioned in Robert Louis Stevenson's novel mettbicicherfickcimaliscanerniho.coinfo song commemorates the burning of the castle (some of the stonework is still black) by the Earl of Argyll, claiming to act on behalf of the anti-royalists, while the earl was away fighting for the Jacobite cause.
  2. The Bonnie House of Airlie It fell on a day, on a bonny summer’s day When the sun shone bright and clearly, That there fell oot a great dispute Between Argyll and Airlie. Argyll he has mustered a thousand o’ his men, And he’s marched them in right early; He’s marched them up by the back o’ Dunkeld, Tae plunder the bonnie hoose of Airlie.
  3. The title of this dance, Bonnie Hoose O' Airlie, (pronounced "air lee") comes from The Bonnie House Of Airlie - Songa traditional Scottish folk song of the seventeenth century, telling the tale of the raid by Archibald Campbell, Earl of Argyll, on Airlie Castle, the home of James Ogilvy, Earl of Airlie, in the summer of
  4. Aug 19,  · The Bonnie Hoose o Airlie As I said above, I will finish with another version of 'The Bonnie Hoose o Airlie'. No need here to go into the backstory of the ballad. But an interesting aside is provided by Robert Bond's Vagabond Songs and Ballads of Scotland (), which shines a light on the latter days of ballad performance in an urban setting.
  5. Atween Argyle and Airlie. Argyle he has chosen a hundred o' his men, He marched them out right early; He led them doon by the back o' Dunkeld To plunder the bonnie house o' Airlie. The Lady looked owre her window sae hie, And oh but she grat sairly To see Argyle and a' his men Come to plunder the bonnie house o' Airlie.
  6. The Bonnie House Of Airlie(pronounced "air lee") is a traditional Scottish folk song of the seventeenth century, telling the tale of the raid by Archibald Campbell, Earl of Argyll, on Airlie Castle, the home of James Ogilvy, Earl of Airlie, in the summer of
  7. The bonnie house of airlie: lt;p|>|The Bonnie House of Airlie| is a traditional Scottish folk song of the seventeenth century World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever assembled.
  8. To plunder the castle of Airlie. Lady Ogilvie looks o'er her bower-window, And O but she looks warely! And there she spied the great Argyll, Come to plunder the bonnie house of Airlie. 'Come down, come down, my Lady Ogilvie, Come down and kiss me fairly:' 'O I winna kiss the fause Argyll, If he shouldna leave a standing stane in Airlie.'/5.

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