“Dr. Foster Went to Gloucester” is a traditional English nursery rhyme that tells the story of a fictional character named Dr. Foster, who embarks on a journey to the city of Gloucester.
The exact origins of the rhyme are unclear, but it is believed to talk of the visit of Edward of England to Gloucester. He fell off his horse into a water puddle and vowed never to set foot in Gloucester again.
Lyrics for Dr. Forster Went to Gloucester
The lyrics are only one verse sung in repeat.
Doctor Foster went to Gloucester,
In a shower of rain;
He stepped in a puddle,
Right up to his middle,
And never went there again.