Dance Devorgilla's Delight 1639

Jig · 32 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 213)

Devised by
John Drewry (1977)
Intensity
848/484/844/880 = 53% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Skip-Change
Published in
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Extra info
Incribed "for Lena Barclay of ...

Incribed "for Lena Barclay of Aberdeen, formerly of Dumfries".

From Drewry's notes: Devorgilla was the wife of John de Balliol, the founder of Balliol College, Oxford. She built the old footbridge across the Nith in Dumfries and, after her husband's death, she founded Sweetheart Abbey.

Devorgilla's Delight 3/4L · J32

1-8
1s+2s+3s dance 1/2 reel of 3 on sides (1s in & down to start); 1s & 3s turn RH 1.1/2 times. (3) 2 (1)
9-16
3s+2s+1s dance 1/2 reel of 3 on sides (1s out & up to start), 2s turn RH 1.1/2 times. (1) (2) (3)
17-20
1s+3s dance 1/2 Double Fig 8 round 2s (3s cross up, 1s cast)
21-24
1s cast to 2nd place and lead up RHJ remaining in centre while 2s cross up & cast into centre behind 1s, ready for …
25-32
1s+2s dance Allemande. 2 1 3

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