Glorious First of August

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GLORIOUS FIRST OF AUGUST. AKA and see "First of August (The)," "Come Jolly Bacchus," "Tenth of June (The)," "Frisky Jenny," "Twenty-First of August," "Gallant Weaver (The)," "Weaver's March (The)," "Charles of Sweden." English. The title date refers to the accession of King George I, in 1714, according to Frank Kidson, from a song in praise of the Hanoverian succession. See note for "First of August (The)" for more.

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