Lord Ingram and Chiel Wyet

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Lord Ingram and Chiel Wyet is Child ballad 66.[1][2]


Lord Ingram and Chiel Wyet are brothers who fall in love with the same woman, Maisry. She falls in love with Wyet and becomes pregnant by him. Her father arranges the marriage to Lord Ingram. At the wedding, he learns of the baby; he may offer to claim the baby as his own, and she refuses, or he refuses. Lord Ingram and Chiel Wyet kill each other. Lady Maisry goes mad, resolving to beg, or go on pilgrimage, until she dies, and more for Lord Ingram than Chiel Wyet.


  1. ^ Francis James Child (1898). English and Scottish Popular Ballads. Boston, Massachusetts, USA: Houghton, Mifflin and Company. Retrieved 12 August 2012.
  2. ^ Robert Scott; James Moreira (2007). The Glenbuchat Ballads. Jackson, Mississippi, USA: University Press of Mississippi. p. 267. ISBN 9781578069729. Retrieved 12 August 2012.

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