Lord Thomas was a very gay gentleman He was lord of many a town Fair Eleanor was a very fair girl Lord Thomas loved her well. Come father come mother come counsel me Come counsel me as one Whether I marry fair Eleanor Or bring the Brown girl home The Brown girl she has house and land Fair Eleanor has none Before we advise you as a great blessing To bring the Brown girl home
He dressed himself in rich and ray His merry maids in green And every city that he rode through They took him to be some king He rode until he came to fair Eleanor's house So gently he knelt at ring And none so ready as fair Eleanor herself
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