Religion: not determined yet
Name: the butcher
Other Names: three men in a tub; three maids in a tub; three fools in a tub; unnamed butcher
First Appearance: The Christmas Box (1798): "Rub-a-dub-dub"
Creators: T. Crofton Croker
Number of Appearances: 6
Comic Book Appearances: 1
TV, Film Appearances: 4
Prose/Text Book/Story Appearances: 1
Teams/Affiliations: three men in a tub
Gender: both male and female
Earlier versions of the nursery rhyme referred to "three maids in a tub" instead of "three men in a tub," but the professions were the same: "the butcher, the baker, the candle-stick maker."
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