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Fergus McIvor and Waverley were main characters in Walter Scott’s novel ‘Waverley’ set during the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745. This dance has no connection with the Waverley Fugues, a book of 12 Scottish Country Dances for Demonstrations, by Hugh Foss, of which Fugal Fergus is the first.
WAVERLEY or FERGUS McIVER (J8x48)  Button & Whittaker (1812)  RSCDS Book 15  1- 8 1L followed by 2L +3L cross & dance down behind 1+2+3M cross & dance back to places  9-16 1M+2M+3M repeat dancing round behind Ladies back to place 17-24 1M+2M also 1L+2L, set to each other & change places RH, set & change back LH 25-32 1s+2s dance Poussette, 1s end BtoB in centre facing own sides for Double Triangles 33-40 1s dance Double Triangles & end side by side facing out on Ladies side between 2L+3L 41-48 1s lead out between 2L+3L, cast L up & M down, meet in middle & lead out between 2M+3M, 1s cast as before & end in 2nd place own sides
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