People/Characters: Lizie Wan

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Ancient ballads traditionally sung in New England by Helen Hartness Flanders
The Ballad Book by MacEdward Leach
The Ballad Book of John Jacob Niles by John Jacob Niles
Ballads migrant in New England by Helen Hartness Flanders
The English and Scottish Popular Ballads, Volumes 1 through 5 by Francis James Child
The Penguin Book of Ballads by Geoffrey Grigson
The Penguin Book of English Folk Songs by Ralph Vaughan Williams

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Lizie Wan (sometimes Lucy Wan or other variants): Character in the ballad of the same name, #51 in Francis James Child's The English and Scottish Popular Ballads. She probably is not historical. In the ballad, she is pregnant by her brother, who murders her to prevent discovery.

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