1- 8 1s+2s circle 4H round and back
9-16 1s+2s also 3s+4s face on sides, all set and change places RH, all set and change back RH
17-24 1M reel of 3 with 2s (LSh to 2L) picking up partner in prom hold to complete reel as 3M dances similarly with 4s, 1s+3s end on Men's side
25-32 3s followed by 1s dance down below 4s, 3s cast, in and lead up to top, Cross&Cast back to place while 1s cast up and turn LH to face 1st corners
33-40 1s turn 1st corners RH pass partner RSh, turn 2nd corner LH, pass LSh to end 2nd place in centre facing up
41-48 1L+2L+3L dance RH across (on side) as 1M+2M+3M LH across, 1s followed by 3s dance down to 4s and Ladies dance LH across as Men RH across. 2341
(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
1-8 1s2s 4 hands round and back;
9-10 1M2M 1L2L 3M4M 3L4L set facing up and down;
11-12 1M2M 1L2L 3M4M 3L4L turn by the right halfway, finishing facing up and down;
13-16 repeat bars 9-12, finishing in original places;
17-20 2M1M2L 4M3M4L half reels of 3 across, finishing with 1M 3M taking partners in promenade hold;
21-24 2L1s2M 4L3s4M half reels of 3 across, 1s 3s finishing in the centre facing down on opposite sides;
25-28 3s followed by 1s lead down below 4s and cast up on opposite sides;
29-32 3s cross up between 2s and cast to 3rd place WHILE 1s turn by the left to finish 1M facing 3L, 1L facing 2M;
33-36 2M1L 1M3L turn by the right, finishing with 1s passing right shoulder;
37-40 3M1L 1M2L turn by the left, 1s finishing in the centre on own sides facing up;
41-44 2M1M3M left hands across WHILE 2L1L3L right hands across;
45-48 3M1M4M right hands across WHILE 3L1L4L left hands across, finishing 2s3s4s1s.
(MAXICRIB, Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)
17-20 2M4M 1M3M 2L4L must cover in these half reels.
-20 2s 4s don't stop; 1s 3s must cover when taking promenade hold.
21-24 2M4M 1s3s 2L4L must cover in these half reels.
29-32 3L must move very quickly to get back to place ready to turn 1M.
-32 1M must look for 3L, not 4L.
-40 1M must finish facing up;1s take hands briefly on centre line.
-48 1s must finish in 4th place.
The family seat of the Earl is Scone Palace in Perthshire.
The Earl of Mansfield's tune is a pipe march composed by John McEwan (92nd Gordon Highlanders) around 1886, made popular by this Scottish country dance of the same name.