St John's C of E Primary School

Greensleeves 5.10.20

Music of the Kings and Queens 

Greensleeves: This is an English folksong. The legend is that it was composed by King Henry VIII of England (1491-1547) for his lfuture wife Anne Boleyn. 


Pastime with good company: This is also known as "The King's Ballad". It is an English folk song written by King Henry VIII in the beginning of the 16th century, shortly after his coronation. 


Greensleeves (sung by Olivia Newton John) 


Pastime with good company