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ELLINGHAM (Ellingen) ASSEMBLY. English, Reel. England, Northumberland. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Source William Vickers gives the title as "Ellingen Assembly" in his ms. [1], perhaps referring to the Northumbrian town of Ellingham, located in rolling hills near the coast. There is a country manor in area called Elligham Hall, built in the 17th century by Sir John Haggerston. The house has priest holes, used to shelter clergy during the Reformation.

Source for notated version: the 1770 music manuscript collection of Northumbrian musician William Vickers [Seattle].

Printed sources: Seattle (Great Northern/William Vickers), 1987, Part 2; No. 337.

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