Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Fair Rosamund

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

FAIR ROSAMUND (S3x32) 3C set Jean Attwood Alexander Leaflet 33

1- 8 1s dance reflection reels on opposite sides
9-16 1s dance down to end BtoB facing 3s, 1s+3s set, dance ½ reel of 4 and 1s end turning RH to face up (on opposite sides)
17-24 1s dance up to end BtoB facing 2s, 1s+2s set, dance ½ reel of 4 and 1s end turning RH to 2nd place opposite sides
25-32 1s cast round 1st corners into lines across while 2s+3s cross RH, all set, 1s cast to 2nd place own side while 2s+3s change places RH on sides and all set. 312

(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Rosamund Clifford (around 1176), often called "The Fair Rosamund", was famed for her beauty and was a mistress of King Henry II of England, famous in English folklore.

Fair Rosamund
"Fair Rosamund" John William Waterhouse (1849-1917), Oil On Canvas, c. 1917

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