The Laird of Milton's Daughter

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Dance details

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Name: The Laird of Miltons' Daughter Type: Jig Bars: 32
Set: 4 couple longwise (3 couple dance) Devised by: Lord Craigmyle
Published in: RSCDS Book 22

RSCDS Book 22 (Pocket edition, No 10, page 17), 1984

Own music: Unknown Suggested music: Unknown

Dance instructions

1 - 8 1s set, cross right hand, cast off to 2nd place & turn left hand to finish facing 1st corners.
9 - 16 1s dance a corner chain with 1st corners.
17 - 24 1s dance a corner chain with 2nd corners. 1s finish by turning partner into 2nd place on their own sides.
25 - 32 2s, 1s & 3s dance 6 hands round and back.

Notes

This dance was devised by Lord Craigmyle while he was in India. He dedicated the dance to the baby daughter of James MacArthur-Moir of Milton in the Cowal area of Argyll[1]

References

  1. RSCDS Book 22, pocket edition, page 17