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Lord Franklin

TITLE: Lord Franklin AUTHOR: unknown CATEGORY: Traditional, Public Domain KEYWORDS: sailor, wife, death, exploration, Eskimo (Inuit) EARLIEST PRINTED OR RECORDED REFERENCE: 1878 (Faulkner, Eighteen Months on a Greenland Whaler); broadside versions probably date from the period 1850-1853 HISTORICAL REFERENCES: Franklin’s fourth expedition to the Arctic in 1845 was the one this song is about. See more about Sir read more »