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Ben Jonson's [[Jonson, Benjamin - Sad Shepherd|''Sad Shepherd]] (''c.'' 1637?) includes in its list of dramatis personae "Maudlin, the envious, the Witch of Papplewick".<ref>{{:Jonson, Ben 1979a}}, p. 275. Maudlin figures in Act II, scenes 1-3 and 6; Act III, scene 5.</ref> According to the Wikipedia article on this locality, "A local legend dictates that the body of Alan-a-Dale, one of Robin Hood's men, was buried in Papplewick",<ref>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Papplewick Wikipedia: Papplewick.]</ref> while according to Dobson & Taylor, St James Church in Papplewick was "[a]llegedly the church at which Allen a Dale was married with the assistance of Robin Hood", a tradition which they think almost certainly "originates from the appearance of the witch of Papplewick in Ben Jonson's ''The Sad Shepherd''".<ref>{{:Dobson, Richard Barrie 1976a}}, p. 302, ''s.n.'' Papplewick.</ref>
 
Ben Jonson's [[Jonson, Benjamin - Sad Shepherd|''Sad Shepherd]] (''c.'' 1637?) includes in its list of dramatis personae "Maudlin, the envious, the Witch of Papplewick".<ref>{{:Jonson, Ben 1979a}}, p. 275. Maudlin figures in Act II, scenes 1-3 and 6; Act III, scene 5.</ref> According to the Wikipedia article on this locality, "A local legend dictates that the body of Alan-a-Dale, one of Robin Hood's men, was buried in Papplewick",<ref>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Papplewick Wikipedia: Papplewick.]</ref> while according to Dobson & Taylor, St James Church in Papplewick was "[a]llegedly the church at which Allen a Dale was married with the assistance of Robin Hood", a tradition which they think almost certainly "originates from the appearance of the witch of Papplewick in Ben Jonson's ''The Sad Shepherd''".<ref>{{:Dobson, Richard Barrie 1976a}}, p. 302, ''s.n.'' Papplewick.</ref>
 
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* {{:Dobson, Richard Barrie 1976a}}, p. 302, ''s.n.'' Papplewick.
 
* {{:Dobson, Richard Barrie 1976a}}, p. 302, ''s.n.'' Papplewick.

Latest revision as of 11:43, 12 July 2018

Locality
Coordinates 53.052266, -1.183722
Adm. div. Nottinghamshire
Vicinity c. 700 m NE of Hucknall
Type Settlement
Interest Literary locale
Status Extant
First Record c. 1637?
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Papplewick.
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By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2017-01-22. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-07-12.

Ben Jonson's Sad Shepherd (c. 1637?) includes in its list of dramatis personae "Maudlin, the envious, the Witch of Papplewick".[1] According to the Wikipedia article on this locality, "A local legend dictates that the body of Alan-a-Dale, one of Robin Hood's men, was buried in Papplewick",[2] while according to Dobson & Taylor, St James Church in Papplewick was "[a]llegedly the church at which Allen a Dale was married with the assistance of Robin Hood", a tradition which they think almost certainly "originates from the appearance of the witch of Papplewick in Ben Jonson's The Sad Shepherd".[3]

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