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Robin Hood and Maid Marian

Ballad
Child 150
Title Robin Hood and Maid Marian
Versions 1
Variants 1
Stanzas 22
Date c. 1661–c. 1667[1]

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2014-09-03. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-07-12.

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Allusions

1661 - Wood, Anthony - Note on Robin Hood ballads

[Note on the back of a slip pasted on f. 319a of Anthony Wood's MS 'Survey of the Antiquities of the City of Oxford' (1661-66):] Robin Hood and Maid Marian; R. H. and the bishop; R. H.'s progress to Notingham; R. H. newly revived; The noble fisherman or R. H.'s preferment; R. H. and the beggar; R. H. and the butcher; R. H.'s chase; R. H. and the shepherd; Renowned R. H.[2]

Notes

  1. These are the dates of Anthony Wood's note on Robin Hood ballads (see Allusions section). The lower date is reasonably well fixed, the upper less so.
  2. Wood, Anthony; Clark, Andrew, ed. Survey of the Antiquities of the City of Oxford, composed in 1661-6 (Oxford Historical Society, vols. 15, 17, 37) (Oxford, 1889-99), vol. II, p. 111 n. 3.