Lady Grizel Baillie

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Lady Grizel Baillie
Lady Grisell Baillie.jpg
Engravin bi G. J. Stodart efter a portrait bi Maria Verelst at Mellerstain Hoose
Born25 December 1665
Redbraes Castle, Berwickshire
Died6 December 1746 (aged 80)
Lunnon
NaitionalityScots
Thriftsongwriter
Notable wirk(s)Were na my heart licht I wad die

Lady Grizel Baillie (née Hume; 25 December 1665 – 6 December 1746) wis a Scots sangwriter.[1] She wis born at Redbraes Castle tae Sir Patrick Hume, later Earl o Marchmont an Grisell Ker.[1] Her maist kenspeckled sang wis "And werena my heart light I wad dee", that wis in William Thomson's Orpheus Caledonius, or a Collection of the Best Scotch Songs (1725)[2]

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  1. a b Ewan, Elizabeth, ed. (2017). The new biographical dictionary of Scottish women. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. p. 23. ISBN 9781474436298. OCLC 1057237368.
  2. "Chisholm, Hugh, (22 Feb. 1866–29 Sept. 1924), Editor of the Encyclopædia Britannica (10th, 11th and 12th editions)", Who Was Who, Oxford University Press, 1 December 2007, retrieved 17 Januar 2022