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Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne

Ballad
Child 118
Title Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne
Versions 1
Variants 1
Stanzas 58
Date c. 1650

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2013-07-11. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2017-06-19.

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Sources and analogues

For general discussion of, and sources relating to, other outlaw traditions and tales, see the Analogues section.

Stanzas Matter Title Analogue
3-4 Portentous dream Marsk Stig (DgF 145A, B, H-I, M) Marsk Stig has portentous dream, but his wife tells him not to worry, cf. Little John's words to Robin. Analogous scenes in several other Danish ballads; see page on Marsk Stig.


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