Una Serranilla

[a little mountain song], by Mendoza, Marquis of Santillana, godfather of Diego Hurtado de Mendoza. This song, of European celebrity, was composed on a little girl found by the marquis tending her father's flocks on the hills, and is called The Charming Milk-maiden of Sweet Finojosa.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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