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Robin Hood and the Ranger is catalogued as Child ballad 131[1] and Roud Folk Song Index No. 933.


Robin Hood, going out to hunt deer, meets a forester who forbids him. They fight. Robin is beaten, and blows his horn, summoning his men. He offers to make him one of their company, and they hold a feast.[2]


  1. ^ Francis James Child (1898). English and Scottish Popular Ballads. Boston, Massachusetts, USA: Houghton, Mifflin and Company. Retrieved 12 August 2012.
  2. ^ "Robin Hood and the Ranger"