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Edition - Bod715

Imprint Names:  Grove, F.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1623 and 1661

Imprint: London Printed for Fran. Grove


Ballad - Roud Number: 1790

Title: Robin Hoods progresse to Nottingham

First Line: Robin Hood hee was and a tall young man

Tune: Bold Robin Hood

References:

ESTC: R182810

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

Wood 402(14, 15)

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Edition - Bod683

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  London

Ballad

Title: A famous battle between Robin Hood, and Maid Marian; declaring their Love, Life, and Liberty

First Line: A bonny fine maid of a noble degree

Tune: Robin Hood revived

Authors:  S., S.

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

Wood 401(21)

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Edition - Bod13254

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-Court 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 71

Title: Bold Robin Hood

First Line: Bold Robin Hood ranged the forest all round

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

Harding B 11(387)

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Johnson Ballads 171

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Edition - Bod24016

Imprint Names:  How, L.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  17--

Imprint: London: Printed and sold by L. How, in Petticoat-Lane


Ballad - Roud Number: 3985

Title: Robin Hood and the shepherd

First Line: All gentlemen and yeomen good

Tune: Robin Hood and queen Catherine

References:

ESTC: N13046

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

Douce Ballads 3(115b)

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Edition - Bod694

Imprint Names:  Grove, F.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1623 and 1661

Imprint: London, Printed for F. Grove, on Snow-hill


Ballad - Roud Number: 3957

Title: Robin Hood his rescuing Will Stutly from the sheriff and his men, who had taken him prisoner, and was going to hang him

First Line: When Robin Hood in the green wood liv'd

Tune: Robin Hood and Queen Katherine

References:

ESTC: R234834

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

Wood 401(35)

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Edition - Bod695

Imprint Names:  Coles, F.Vere, T.Wright, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1663 and 1674

Imprint: London, Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, and J. Wright


Ballad - Roud Number: 1790

Title: Robin Hoods progresse to Nottingham

First Line: Robin Hood he was and a tall young man

Tune: Bold Robin Hood

References:

ESTC: R1961

Subjects:  Nottingham (England)Robin Hood (legendary character)

Wood 401(37)

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Edition - Bod696

Imprint Names:  Grove, F.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1623 and 1661

Imprint: London Printed for F. Grove on Snow-hill


Ballad - Roud Number: 3990

Title: Robin Hoods golden prize

First Line: I have heard talk of bold Robin Hood

Tune: Robin Hood was a tall young man

Authors:  Price, Laurence, 1628-1680

References:

ESTC: R182074

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

Themes:  Clergy

Wood 401(39v, 40r)

Notes:  Another ballad is printed on the reverse: Wood 401(40v, 39r).


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Edition - Bod698

Imprint Names:  Andrews, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c.1655]

Imprint: London, Printed for John Andrews, at the White Lion near Pye- Corner


Ballad - Roud Number: 3986

Title: Robin Hoods delight. Or, A merry combat fought between Robin Hood, Little John, and Will Scarelock, and three stout keepers in Sheerwood Forrest

First Line: There is some will talk of lords & knights

Tune: Robin Hood, and Queen Katherine

References:

ESTC: R182809

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

Wood 401(41)

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Edition - Bod727

Imprint Names:  Gilbertson, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1640 and 1665

Imprint: Printed for W. Gilbertson


Ballad - Roud Number: 332

Title: Robin Hood and the tanner; or, Robin Hood met with his match

First Line: In Nottingham there lives a jolly tanner

Tune: Robin Hood and the stranger

References:

ESTC: R182804

Subjects:  Nottingham (England)Robin Hood (legendary character)

Themes:  Fighting

Wood 401(9)

Notes:  Printed on the reverse of a sheet of excise receipt forms. With a page attached in Wood's handwriting, citing historical and poetical references to Robin Hood by John Major and Michael Drayton

Edition - Bod937

Imprint Names:  Pynson, R.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c.1500]

Ballad

Title: [None]

First Line: ... Robyn sawe yonge men shote

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

Edition - Bod24025

Imprint Names:  Dicey, W. and C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1736 and 1763

Imprint: Sold in Bow-Church-Yard, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 3298

Title: Robin Hood, and Allen a-Dale. Or, The manner of Robin Hood's rescuing a young lady from an old knight

First Line: Come listen to me, you gallants so free

Tune: Robin Hood in the greenwood

References:

ESTC: N70895

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

Douce Ballads 3(119b)

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Edition - Bod24030

Imprint Names:  How, L.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  17--

Imprint: London: Printed and sold by L. How, in Petticoat Lane


Ballad - Roud Number: 3990

Title: Robin Hood's golden prize: Shewing how he robed two priests of five hundred pounds

First Line: I have heard talk of Robin Hood

Tune: Robin Hood was a tall young man

Authors:  Price, Laurence, 1628-1680

Notes:  For author attribution see Wood 401(40)

References:

ESTC: T45172

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

Douce Ballads 3(121a)

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Edition - Bod24032

Imprint Names:  How, L.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  17--

Imprint: London: Printed by L. How in Petticoat-lane


Ballad - Roud Number: 3989

Title: Robin Hoods chace, or, A merry progress between Robin Hood and king Henry

First Line: Come you gallants all, to you I call

Tune: Robin Hood and the beggar

Authors:  R., T. ([Robins, T.])

Notes:  For author attribution see Wood 401(29)

References:

ESTC: T45169

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

Douce Ballads 3(121b)

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Edition - Bod687

Imprint Names:  Burton, R.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c.1660]

Imprint: Printed for Richard Burton


Ballad - Roud Number: 3956

Title: Robin Hood newly reviv'd

First Line: Come listen a while you gentlemen all

References:

ESTC: R234954

Subjects:  ScotlandRobin Hood (legendary character)

Themes:  Civil war, 1642-1649

Wood 401(27v, 28r)

Notes:  Another ballad is printed on the reverse of this sheet. The figures in the illustration are labelled: Aspatia. Amintor.


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Edition - Bod733

Imprint Names:  Grove, F.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1623 and 1661

Imprint: London, printed for F, Grove on Snow-hill


Ballad - Roud Number: 72

Title: Renowned Robin Hood: or, His famous archery truly related

First Line: Gold tane from the kings harbengers

References:

ESTC: R182632

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

Wood 402(10, 11)

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Edition - Bod3248

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts printer, Wholesale Toy and marble warehouse 6, Great st Andrew street 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 933

Title: Bold Robin Hood

First Line: When [P]hoebus had melted the arces [sic] of ice

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

Johnson Ballads 744

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod13020

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale toy and marble warehouse, 6, Great st Andrew street, 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 3290

Title: Bold Robin Hood, and Allen-a-Dale

First Line: Come listen to me, you gallants so free

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

Harding B 11(390)

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Johnson Ballads 746

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Edition - Bod18408

Imprint Names:  How, L.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  17--

Imprint: London: Printed by L. How in Petticoat-Lane


Ballad - Roud Number: 3982

Title: Robin Hood and the jolly tinker

First Line: In summer-time when leaves grow green

Tune: In summer time

References:

ESTC: T169277

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

Harding B 3(52)

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Edition - Bod23183

Imprint Names:  Hodges, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1730 and 1758

Imprint: London: Printed by, J. Hodges, at the Looking-Glass, on London Bridge


Ballad - Roud Number: 3982

Title: Robin Hood and the jolly tinker

First Line: In summer-time when leaves grow green

Tune: In summer-time

References:

ESTC: N70894

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

Douce Ballads 3(118b)

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Edition - Bod23697

Imprint Names:  How, L.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  17--

Imprint: London: Printed and sold in Petticoat-Lane


Ballad - Roud Number: 3981

Title: Robin Hood and the jolly pinder of Wakefield

First Line: In Wakefield their [sic] lives a jolly pinder

References:

ESTC: N70893

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

Douce Ballads 3(118a)

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Edition - Bod24010

Imprint Names:  How, L.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  17--

Imprint: London Printed by L. How in Petticoat-Lane


Ballad - Roud Number: 3993

Title: The king's disguise, and true friendship with Robin Hood

First Line: King Richard hearing of the pranks

References:

ESTC: N70891

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

Douce Ballads 3(113b)

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Edition - Bod651

Imprint Names:  Grove, F.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1623 and 1661

Imprint: London Printed for F. Grove on Snow-hill


Ballad - Roud Number: 3955

Title: Robin Hood and the bishop. Shewing How Robin Hood went to an old Womans house and changed Cloaths with her to scape from the Bishop; and how he robbed the Bishop of all his Gold, and made him sing a Mass

First Line: Come gentlemen all, and listen a while

Tune: Robin Hood and the stranger

References:

ESTC: R182767

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

Themes:  Clergy

Wood 401(11)

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Edition - Bod658

Imprint Names:  Andrews, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c.1655]

Imprint: London, Printed for John Andrews at the White Lion in Pie- Corner


Ballad - Roud Number: 3985

Title: Robin Hood and the Shepheard: Shewing, How Robin Hood, Little John, and the Shepheard fought a sore Combat

First Line: All gentlemen and yeomen good

Tune: Robin and Queen Katherine

References:

ESTC: R182802

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

Wood 401(13)

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Edition - Bod682

Imprint Names:  Grove, F.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1623 and 1661

Imprint: London, Printed for F. Grove on Snow Hill


Ballad - Roud Number: 3980

Title: Robin Hood and the butcher

First Line: Come all you brave gallants & listen a while

Tune: Robin Hood and the begger

Authors:  R., T. ([?Robins, T.])

References:

ESTC: S113210

Subjects:  Nottingham (England)Robin Hood (legendary character)

Themes:  Shopkeepers

Wood 401(19)

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Edition - Bod693

Imprint Names:  Gilbertson, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1640 and 1665

Imprint: Printed for William Gilber[t]son


Ballad - Roud Number: 3988

Title: Little Iohn and the four beggers, a new merry song of Robin Hood and little John

First Line: All you that delight to spend some time

Tune: Robin Hood and the begger

References:

ESTC: R234888

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

Themes:  Beggars

Wood 401(33)

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