The King is courting his young Queen.
Lanterloo, my lady.
Men: They go a-walking. What do they see?
Women: An almanac in a walnut tree.
Women: They go a-riding. Whom do they meet?
Men: Three scarecrows and pair of feet.
Men: What will she do when they sit at a table?
Women: Eat as much as she is able.
Women: What will he do when they lie in bed?
Chorus: Lanterloo, lanterloo.
Men: Draw his sword and chop off her head.
Chorus: Lanterloo, my lady.