Rise!

Words: Hyrim de Guillon
Tune: An adaptation of "Rogues in a Nation"
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Friends lend your ears unto my words while I sing you the fall of Kings.

Rise for King Tancred
Rise for the Fray
Rise for the Staufen host has come
Your fealty and lands to claim.

Rise for your honor
Rise for the fray
Rise for if we fall this day we rise no more!

Rise for King Tancred
Rise for the Fray
Rise up for Naples Norman Lords
Or our kingdom for their lives they'll trade.

Rise for your honor
Rise for the fray
Rise for if we fall this day we rise no more!

Rise for King Tancred
Rise for the Fray
Rise for your fate is writ in steel
By the deeds that you do this day

Rise for your honor
Rise for the fray
Rise for if we fall this day we rise no more!

Rise for King Tancred
Rise for the Fray
Rise up you brave men of Leece
(pronounced Le-chey like Spanish for milk)
Your liberty and lord to save.

Final:
Rise for King Tancred
Rise one and all
Rise for they bear him still and cold
May the angels attend his soul.
Rest on your honors lord
Rest from the fray
Rest for we fell this day
To rise no more.

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