THE ROYAL HUNT

From Songs of Old Ireland with words by Alfred Perceval Graves, and music arranged by Charles Villiers Stanford

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Music score to The Royal Hunt

* Arch King, pronounced Ard Ree. He corresponded to the Saxon Bretwalda, or Chief King of the Heptarchy, being over Lord of the Kings of the Irish Pentarchy: and Tara in Meath was his seat of Government.

† An Irish hunting-cry to dogs, the `u' having the pronunciation as in full.

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