Lady Jane Neville

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X:1 T:Lady Jane Neville M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stewart-Robertson - The Athole Collection (1884) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G d|g2 dg Bgdg|Bgdg a2ab|g2 dg Bgdg|DAFD G2G:|| c|Bc/d/ dB cd/e/ ec|Bc/d/ dB A2 Ac|Bc/d/ dB cd/e/ ec| dgfa g2gc|Bc/d/ dB cd/e/ ec|Bc/d/ dB A2 Ac|BdBd cece| dgaf ~g2g||



LADY JANE NEVILLE. AKA - "Lady Jane Nevill's Reel." Scottish, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Athole, Marshall, Skye): AABB' (Kerr). Composed by William Marshall (1748-1833). Lady Jane Neville (1798-1856) was one of the five daughters of Lady Louisa Gordon and Charles, Marquis Cornwallis; thus she was the grand-daughter of Alexander, the 4th Duke of Gordon, who employed Marshall as Steward of the Household. She married the Honorable Richard Aldworth-Neville (later Griffin) (1783-1858), 3rd Lord Braybrooke, Baron of Braybrooke, in 1819 and became Baroness Braybrooke in 1825 (when her husband succeeded to the title). Her mother-in-law reputedly had a great sense of humor and Cowie says she was a particular favorite of composer William Marshall's.

William Marshall


Additional notes

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Printed sources : - Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 2), c. 1880's; No. 119, p. 15. MacDonald (The Skye Collection), 1887; p. 99. Marshall, Fiddlecase Edition, 1978; 1822 Collection, p. 40. Stewart-Robertson (The Athole Collection), 1884; p. 162.

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