1528 - Tyndale, William - Obedience of Christen Man (2)
|Title||Obedience of Christen man, and how Christen rulers ought to governe, wherein also (if thou marke diligently) thou shalt find eyes to perceaue the craftie conueyaunce of all iugglers|
|Mentions||Tale of Robin Hood|
By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-10-26. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2019-02-20.
[...] Moreover, if I could not prove with an open text that which the allegory doth express, then were the allegory a thing to be jested at, and of no greater value than a tale of Robin Hood.
P. 331, marginal note against "[...] Moreover, if I could not": "If thou cannot prove the allegory with an open text, then is it false doctrine. W. T."
Published in 1528, cf. p. 323.
This is one of at least five allusions to Robin Hood in the writings of Tyndale.
- Not included in Dobson, R.B., ed.; Taylor, J., ed. Rymes of Robyn Hood: an Introduction to the English Outlaw (London, 1976), pp. 293-11.
- Not included in Sussex, Lucy, compil. 'References to Robin Hood up to 1600', in: Knight, Stephen. Robin Hood: A Complete Study of the English Outlaw (Oxford, UK; Cambridge, Massachusetts: Blackwell, 1994), pp. 262-88.
- Tyndale, William; Duffield, G.E., ed.; Bruce, F.F., introd. The Works of William Tyndale (Appleford, Berkshire, 1964), pp. 323-67; see p. 342.
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