Lists of allusions
By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2013-06-28. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2016-06-11.
- Dobson, R.B., ed.; Taylor, J., ed. Rymes of Robyn Hood: an Introduction to the English Outlaw (London, 1976), pp. 315-19. Under the heading "Robin Hood in Literature", Dobson & Taylor list in chronological sequence 62 literary works from the period c. 1377 to 1956 that deal entirely with Robin Hood or contain allusions to the outlaw; with brief comments on each work.
- N.E.D., vol. VIII, pt. I, p. 736, s.n. Robin Hood, sb.; vol. VI, pt. II, s.n. Maid Marian.
- 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. Sussex lists some 300 references for the period indicated in the title, the majority being parish or municipal account items relating to Robin Hood festivals. The list includes most known literary allusions from 1600 or earlier as well as a sprinkling of historical references to persons named Robin Hood from the "dark" period before the first literary allusions.