Meaning of Sir Roger de Coverley in English:

Sir Roger de Coverley


(also Roger de Coverley)
  • An English country dance; the tune for this.


Sir Roger de Coverley

/sə ˌrɒdʒə də ˈkʌvəli/ /sə ˌrɒdʒə də ˈkʌv(ə)li/


Late 17th century; earliest use found in John Playford (c1622–c1686), music publisher. Originally from the name of a certain Roger of Coverley (also Coverlay, Coverly), about whom nothing definite is known.