People/Characters: Helen of Kirconnell

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A book of old English ballads by George Wharton Edwards
Come Hither: A Family Treasure by Walter De la Mare
Folktales of the Scottish Borders by William & Susan Pratt
The Oxford Book of Ballads by Arthur Quiller-Couch
The Scots Musical Museum by James Johnson

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Helen of Kir(k)connell: Character in the song of the same name, published and probably touched up by Robert Burns. Helen was in her lover's arms when she was shot. The lover killed her slayer then vowed to spend his life in mourning.

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