Massacre of Glencoe ©
Merrimack, NH, USA
In Scotland's old haunted glens
lived a breed of warrior men
the brave MacDonalds of Glencoe
defied the laws of a cruel foe.
They were hard men brave and strong
from somerled their reign was long
and in the night their English foe
committed the Massacre of Glencoe.
Under Robert Campbell of Glenlyon
Argyll's troops committed the crime
in the cold darkness MacDonalds died
wives and children by their sides
In the dead of night old MacLain
in his bed he was slain
the chief of the Clan of Glencoe
murdered by his cowardly foe.
Willaim of Orange may you rot in hell
in the burning fires with old Cromwell
and may the Campbells of Glenlyon
burn with you for your cruel crimes.