Cloth for the cradle (Wae’s for me Prince Charlie)


We regret that we are unable to publish the lyrics to this hymn at the moment, as they are still in copyright.

A copy of the lyrics can be found here


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Cloth for the Cradle (Wae's for Me Prince Charlie - 4 Verses)
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  • Tune: Wae’s for me Prince Charlie
  • Meter: Irregular and Refrain
  • Style: Traditional Scottish Style: Carol
  • Composer: Unknown arranged Richard Mark Stephen Irwin.
  • Lyricists: John L. Bell (b. 1949) and Graham Maule (b. 1958)
  • Church Year: Christmas
  • Music Copyright Public Domain
  • Arrangement © 2013 Richard Mark Stephen Irwin (b.1955)
  • Lyrics © 1987 WGRG
  • Performances Copyright © 2009 and 2016 Richard M S Irwin. Certain rights reserved