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1528 - Tyndale, William - Obedience of Christen Man (2)

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Date 1528
Author Tyndale, William
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, 2018-10-26.

Allusion

[...] 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.[1]

Source notes

IRHB's brackets.
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.

IRHB comments

This is one of at least five allusions to Robin Hood in the writings of Tyndale.

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