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. 

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