George's Maggot (1)
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GEORGE'S MAGGOT . English, Country Dance Tune and Jig (6/4 time). G Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The melody was first printed in Henry Playford's The Dancing Master, 11th edition  (1701). It was retained in the long-running series of editions through the 18th and last, printed in London by John Young. The tune and dance were also printed by Walsh & Hare in their The Compleat Country Dancing Master (1718).
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Barlow (The Complete Country Dance Tunes from Playford's Dancing Master), 1985; No. 441, p. 102.