Jacobite 'Auld Lang Syne'
For auld lang syne, my dear,
For auld lang syne,
We'll tak a cup o' kindness yet
For auld lang syne!
The Jacobite heirs of James II, deposed from the English monarchy in 1689, included the Old Pretender, his son "James III" and grandson Charles Edward, "bonnie Prince Charlie." Rebels attempting to restore the pretenders fought against the British successfully until the disastrous battle of Culloden. Back to Line
the Rhine: river in Germany. Back to Line
the field o' Val: evidently Valla Field in Shetland. Back to Line