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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


ESTC: R182802

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C15: Archer's weapons
82A(ROBIN HOOD): Male literary characters (with NAME)
43C421: Shooting with bow and arrow, archery (~ games of skill)
46C1462: Spur

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46B221: Street-trader
48C75621: Ballad singer, ballad seller


Shelfmark: Wood 401(13)

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