May 21, 2011
Packingtons Pound by Anonymous (16th century)
Instrumental version of a ballad that tells of a Sir Francis Packington. Mr. Packington a foolish 3000 pound mistake of a wager that he had the athletic prowess to swim the Thames underwater. This was prevented wager was stopped by Queen Elizabeth, apparently worried for Packington’s safety.
Renaissance Era. Easy Guitar piece. 40 measures. No barre chord. key of A minor, 3/4 Time Signature. 3 Pages