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CHARLES MARCH. English, March (6/8 time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDDEE. The melody appears in the mid-19th century music manuscript of Ellis Knowles (Lancashire), but had been published some eighty years earlier in Thompson and Son's Complete Tutor for the English Flute (London, 1768, p. 20), albeit in the key of 'C'.

Source for notated version: a c. 1847 music manuscript by Ellis Knowles, a musician from Radcliffe, Lancashire, England [Plain Brown].

Printed sources: Doyle (Plain Brown Tune Book), 1997; p. 53.

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