Traditional (tune); Various (lyrics) -- 16th century
Greensleeves is a traditional English folk song found in several late-16th-century and early 17th-century sources. There is a belief that it was composed by Henry VIII for Anne Boleyn, however the piece is most likely Elizabethan in origin.
Originedit]. There is a persistent belief that Greensleeves was composed by
Henry VIII for his lover and future queen consort Anne Boleyn ...
There is an entry in the Stationers' Register in 1580 licensing Richard Jones to
print A new Northern Dittye of the Lady Green-Sleeves. The earliest lyrics that ...
Dec 17, 2008 ... "Greensleeves" is a traditional English folk song and tune, basically a ...
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Jul 3, 2015 ... Greensleeves: Mythology, History and Music. ... Greensleeves, composed
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This one's easy. According to Wikipedia: A widely-believed (but completely
unproven) legend is that it was composed by King Henry VIII of England (1491-
Feb 13, 2009 ... For many people, the song 'Greensleeves' is associated with the Tudors, England
and with traditional English music. If the hit counters on ...
Jun 16, 2009 ... However, Henry did not compose "Greensleeves", which is probably Elizabethan
in origin and is based on an Italian style of composition that ...