Lady Ann Bothwel’s Lament waltz

Also known as Lady Anne Bothwell’s Lament.

Lady Ann Bothwel's Lament has been added to 9 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: Lady Ann Bothwel's Lament
R: waltz
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
d|(B/A/G) G3 B|({A}G{F}E) D3 e|dc/B/ {d}cB AG|(AB/d/) (e3d)|
({c}BA/G/) G3 ({GA}B)|(~E>G) D3 e|(dc/B/) (cB) (AG)|~B2d e2:|
|:d|(d/c/B/c/) (d3e)|(d/c/B/c/) d3d|(eg) ~g2 {ga}b2|{f}(e>d) d3 g|
(d/B/A/G/) ~E3G|(D/E/G) (e3d)|(d/B/A/G/) (~G>A) (B/A/B/)d/|(A2G) G2:|
2
X: 2
T: Lady Ann Bothwel's Lament
R: waltz
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
AFE|"D"D2 F2 "Asus4"E>B,|"D"A,3 AGF|"Em7"G2 "Asus4"F2 "Asus4"G>A|"G"B3 AFE|
"D"D2 F2 "Asus4"E>B,|"D"A,3 AGF|"Em7"G2 "Asus4"F2 "Asus4"G>A|"G"B3 AAG|
"G"A3 B "Asus4"AG|"D"A3 A Bd|"G"d2 d2 "Asus4"B>A|"D"A3 d AF|
"Em7"G3 F "D/F#"GA|"G6"B3 A FE|"G"D3 E "Asus4"F>D|"D"D3||

Two comments

Source: "A Treatise of Good Taste in the Art of Musick Dedicated to His Royal Highness Frederick Prince of Wales by Francesco Geminiani - London 1749"
L:1/16

Did people dance to this?

Sounds very awkward to me, with the strongest melody beat occurring on the second, not the first.