The Rhymes of Robin Hood 5

CONTENTS.

PART THE FIRST.

I. A Lytell Geste of Robyn Hode ………………………………………………………… 1

II. Robin Hood and the Potter …………………………………………………………… 60

III. Robin Hood and the Beggar ………………………………………………………….. 71

IV. Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne * …………………………………………………. 83

V. A True Tale of Robin Hood ………………………………………………………….. 91

PART THE SECOND.

I. Robin Hoods birth, breeding, &c. …………………………………………………….. 107

II. Robin Hoods Progress to Nottingham ………………………………………………. 115

III. The Jolly Pinder of Wakefield, with Robin Hood, Scarlet, and John ……………….. 117

IV. Robin Hood and the Bishop,…………………………………………………………. l19

V. Robin Hood and the Butcher **………………………………………………………. 122

VI. Robin Hood and the Tanner ………………………………………………………….127

VII. Robin Hood and the Tinker…………………………………………………………. 132

VIII. Robin Hood and Allen a Dale.……………………………………………………….138

IX. Robin Hood and the Shepherd ……………………………………………………….. 142

X. Robin Hood and the Curtall Fryer.…………………………………………………….146

XI. Robin Hood and the Stranger ……………………………………………………….. 152

XII. Robin Hood and Queen Katherine ***………………………………………………. 163

XIII. Robin Hoods Chase …………………………………………………………………170

XIV. Robin Hoods Golden Prize ………………………………………………………..  174

XV. Robin Hood rescuing Will Stutly …………………………………………………. 178

XVI. The noble Fisherman ; or, Robin Hoods preferment ……………………………… 183

XVII. Robin Hoods Delight …………………………………………………………….. 187

XVIII. Robin Hood and the Beggar (2)………………………………………………….. 191

XIX. Little John and the four Beggars ………………………………………………….. 195

XX. Robin Hood and the Ranger ………………………………………………………. 198

XXI. Robin Hood and Little John ……………………………………………………… 202

XXII. Robin Hood and the Bishop of Hereford………………………………………….. 207

XXIII. Robin Hood rescuing the Widows three Sons ………………………………….. 210

XXIV. Robin Hood and maid Marian.…………………………………………………. 214

XXV. The King’s disguise and friendship with Robin Hood  …………………………. 217

XXVI. Robin Hood and the Golden Arrow ……………………………………………. 223

XXVII. Robin Hood and the valiant Knight…………………………………………… 228

XXVIII. Robin Hoods death and burial ****……………………………………………. 231

Glossary ………………………………………………………………………………. 234

 The Vignette in the Title is designed from the ballad of Robin Hood and the Tanner.

* Ritson’s version is the same as that which appears in Thomas Percy’s Reliques of Ancient English Poetry, which has some alteration to the original version of Guye of Gisborne in the Percy Folio.

** A different version in the Percy Folio.

*** A different version in the Percy Folio.

**** This version have some differences to Robin Hoode his Death in the Percy Folio; see Ritson’s notes on page 231.