By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2013-07-09. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-01-06.
This section includes pages on specific ballads, a list of popular collections of Robin Hood ballads –"Garlands of Robin Hood", a list of scholarly and literary anthologies/collections that include Robin Hood ballads, a list of general criticism and studies of Robin Hood ballads, and a list of allusions that refer to folk poetry (and literature) on Robin Hood.
Pages on specific ballads each include (as relevant): brief introduction, synopsis of plot, and lists of: primary editions of each version/variant, editions in scholarly and literary collections, translations, analogue sand sources, allusions, criticism and studies.
- Bold Pedlar and Robin Hood
- Gest of Robyn Hode
- Jolly Pinder of Wakefield
- King's Disguise, and Friendship with Robin Hood
- Little John a Begging
- Noble Fisherman, or, Robin Hood's Preferment
- Robin Hood and Allen a Dale
- Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne
- Robin Hood and Little John
- Robin Hood and Maid Marian
- Robin Hood and Queen Katherine
- Robin Hood and the Beggar (1)
- Robin Hood and the Beggar (2)
- Robin Hood and the Bishop
- Robin Hood and the Bishop of Hereford
- Robin Hood and the Butcher
- Robin Hood and the Curtal Friar
- Robin Hood and the Golden Arrow
- Robin Hood and the Monk
- Robin Hood and the Pedlars
- Robin Hood and the Potter
- Robin Hood and the Prince of Aragon
- Robin Hood and the Ranger
- Robin Hood and the Scotchman
- Robin Hood and the Shepherd
- Robin Hood and the Tanner
- Robin Hood and the Tinker
- Robin Hood and the Valiant Knight
- Robin Hood Newly Revived
- Robin Hood Rescuing Three Squires
- Robin Hood Rescuing Will Stutly
- Robin Hood's Birth, Breeding, Valor and Marriage
- Robin Hood's Chase
- Robin Hood's Death
- Robin Hood's Delight
- Robin Hood's Golden Prize
- Robin Hood's Progress to Nottingham
- Rose the Red and White Lily
- True Tale of Robin Hood
- Willie and Earl Richard's Daughter
List of Garlands of Robin Hood and similar popular collections.
Scholarly and literary ballad collections
This section consists of a short list of essential collections and an alphabetically list which will, it is hoped, become exhaustive over time.
Studies and criticism
List of relevant ballad studies and criticism
- H., H.H. 'Robin and Marian', Notes & Queries, Series 4, vol. I (1868), p. 148: from what date do the ballads of Robin Hood date, and what connection can be established between them and the French pastourelles of Robin and Marion?
Allusions to Robin Hood ballads in general. Allusions to specific ballads will be found under the ballads in question.