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Ballad - Roud Number: 3989

Title: Robin Hoods chase: or, A merry progresse between Robin Hood and King Henry

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

Tune: Robin Hood and the beggar

Authors:  R., T. ([?Robins, T.])

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)Henry II, King of England, 1133-1189Katherine, queen

Themes:  Tournaments

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A124: Knight
46C13161: Saddle and bridle (saddlery)
46C1462: Spur
46C13185: Rearing (horse in motion)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
41D221(+44): Head-gear (+ feathers used for clothes)
31A231: Standing figure
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
46A12: Nobility and patriciate; chivalry, knighthood
41D212: Coat, cape
31A2512(+81): Arm stretched forward (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41D221(+44): Head-gear (+ feathers used for clothes)
44B113: King
46C1462: Spur
46C1318(+22): Horse in motion (+ two persons ~ traffic and transport)
44B128: Ruler in informal contact with his subjects
46A13: Commoners

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A2: Social contrast
61I(ENGLISH REVOLUTION): Names of historical events and situations (with NAME)
45C12(STAFF): Weapons for striking a blow (with NAME)
41D225: Gloves, mittens, etc.
41D223(SASH): Clothing for the upper part of the body (with NAME)


Shelfmark: Wood 401(29)

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