"Mr John Barrat [= Barrett]"
Cyrus Lawrence Day and Eleanore Boswell Murrie, English song-books, 1651-1702: a bibliography (London: Bibliographical Society, 1940) indicate that this song was published in "Mercurius Musicus" of 1699. The British union-catalogue of early music printed before the year 1801, ed. Edith B. Schnapper (London: Butterworth Scientific Publications, 1957) suggests a date of [c. 1705] .
Medium: S, bc