Robin Hood and the Scotchman

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)Robin Hood and the Scotchman is Child ballad 130.[1]


Robin Hood goes north and meets with a Scot, who wishes to enter his service. Robin refuses, because the Scot will prove false. A fight ensues. One variant is truncated at this point, but the other ends with the man entering his service.


  1. Francis James Child (1898). English and Scottish Popular Ballads. Boston, Massachusetts, USA: Houghton, Mifflin and Company. Retrieved 12 August 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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