The Queens Four Marys
C Last night there were four Marys G Tonight there'll be but three F C F C There was Mary Seaton and Mary Beaton G C G-C And Mary Carmichael and me. C Oh, often have I dressed my Queen G And put on her braw silk gown F C F C But all the thanks I've got tonight G C G-C Is to be hanged in Edinburgh Town. C Full often have I dressed my Queen G Put gold upon her hair F C F C But I have got for my reward G C G-C The gallows to be my share. C Oh, little did my mother know G The day she cradled me F C F C The land I was to travel in G C G-C The death I was to dee. C Oh, happy, happy is the maid G That's born of beauty free F C F C Oh, it was my rosy, dimpled cheeks G C G-C That's been the devil to me. C They'll tie a kerchief around my eyes G That I may not see to dee F C F C And they'll never tell my father or mother G C G-C But that I'm across the sea.