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People/Characters: Henry Martin, pirate in the song of the same name

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Ancient ballads traditionally sung in New England by Helen Hartness Flanders
The Ballad Book by MacEdward Leach
Ballads and folk songs of the Southwest by [from old catalog] Ethel Moore
Ballads and sea songs from Nova Scotia (Canada) by W. Roy Mackenzie
Ballads and Songs From Ohio by Mary O. Eddy
Ballads and Songs of Southern Michigan by Emelyn Elizabeth Gardner
Ballads migrant in New England by Helen Hartness Flanders
The Book of Pirate Songs by Stuart M. Frank
The English and Scottish Popular Ballads, Volumes 1 through 5 by Francis James Child
English Traditional Songs and Carols by Lucy E. Broadwood
Folk songs from Newfoundland by Maud Karpeles
Folk Songs from the West Virginia Hills by Patrick W. Gainer
Folk songs of Europe by Maud Karpeles
Folk Songs Out of Wisconsin: An Illustrated Compendium of Words and Music by Harry B. Peters
Folk-songs of the South by John Harrington Cox
Hootenanny Tonight! by James F. Leisy
More traditional ballads of Virginia;: Collected with the cooperation of members of the Virginia Folklore Society by Arthur Kyle Davis
The New Book of Pirate Songs by Stuart M. Frank
One Hundred English Folksongs (For Medium Voice) by Cecil James Sharp
Ozark Folksongs: British Ballads and Songs, Vol. 1 (British Ballads & Songs) by Vance Randolph
Songs and Ballads of the Maine Lumberjacks with Other Songs from Maine by Roland Palmer (ed) Gray
South Carolina Ballads, with a Study of the Traditional Ballad To-day by Reed Smith
Stories from the Anne Grimes Collection of American Folk Music by Anne Grimes

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Henry Martin (Henry Martyn): Title character in the ballad of the same name, #250 in Francis James Child's The English and Scottish Popular Ballads. His is forced to turn pirate "for to maintain his two brothers and he." The song tells of his battle with a merchant ship; it may end with either his victory or his death.

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