Medieval Outlaws

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This revised and expanded edition of Medieval Outlaws gathers twelve outlaw tales, introduced and freshly translated into Modern English by a team of specialists. Accessible and entertaining, these tales will be of interest to the general reader and student alike.

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Published 21 July 2005
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Medieval outlaws : twelve tales in modern English translation / edited by Thomas H. Ohlgren.-- Rev. and expanded ed.  p. cm.  Rev. ed. of: A book of medieval outlaws.  Includes bibliographical references and index.  ISBN --- (pbk. : alk. paper) -- ISBN --- (hard-cover : alk. paper) -- ISBN --- (adobe ebook) . Litera-ture, Medieval--Translations into English. . Outlaws--Literary col-lections. I. Ohlgren, Thomas H., - II. Book of medieval outlaws.  PN.OM   .--dc  
Second printing. Printed on acid-free paper. Cover potograpThe Robin Hood statue outside Nottingham Castle. Courtesy of Allen Wright.
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List of Illustrationsvii Preface to the Revised and Expanded Editionxi Preface to Sutton Editionxii Frequently Cited Referencesxiv General Introductionxv
1  Te Outlawry of Earl Godwin3 Timoty S. Jones 2  Te Deeds of Hereward28 Micael Swanton 3  Eustace te Monk100Tomas E. Kelly 4  Te Outlaw’s Song of Trailbaston151 Carter Revard 5  Fouke fitz Waryn165 Tomas E. Kelly 6  Two Tales of Owain Glyndwr248 Mica Gould 7  Te Tale of Gamelyn264 Stepen Knigt 8  Te Saga of Án Bow-bender290 Saun F. D. Huges
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9  Te Hermit and te Outlaw338 Alexander L. Kaufman 10  A Gest of Robyn Hode356 Tomas H. Olgren 11  Adam Bell, Clim of te Cloug, and William of Cloudesley397 Tomas Han 12  From Te Acts and Deeds of Sir William Wallace420 Walter Sceps List of Contributors470 Index471
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Cover Art. The Robin Hood statue outside Nottingham Castle. Courtesy Allen Wright. Page v, 15Fig. . FromLa Vie du Eduouard,Cambridge Universityfol.  Library MS Ee... By permission of the Syndics of Cambridge University Library. 38. Map of the Fenland in the time of Hereward. Courtesy: Fig. Michael Swanton. 49Fig. . The Cornish princess giving the cup to Hereward, from the  magazine edition of Charles Kingsley’sHereward te Wake. 107Fig. . Eustache the Monk receiving a magic book from the Devil, Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, MS FR , v f.  . Courtesy of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France. 114. An equestrian knight, wielding a long lance, defeats Fig. another knight, from Matthew Paris,Cronica Majora,Cambridge, Corpus Christi College MS , f. . By permis-sion of the Courtauld Institute of Art and the Master and Fellows of Corpus Christi College. 146Fig. . A sea battle, from Matthew Paris,Cronica Majora,Cambridge, Corpus Christi College MS , f. . By per-mission of the Courtauld Institute of Art and the Master and Fellows of Corpus Christi College. 174Fig. . Map of Wales and the border counties, from Janet Meisel,Barons of te Wels Frontier: Te Corbet, Pantulf, and Fitz Warin Families, 1066–1272, Lincoln NE, University of Nebraska Press, . Courtesy of the University of Nebraska Press. 184 Fig. . Battle scene, from Matthew Paris,Cronica Majora,r Cambridge, Corpus Christi College MS , f.  . By per-
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mission of the Courtauld Institute of Art and the Master and Fellows of Corpus Christi College. Fig. . Siege of a castle, from Matthew Paris,Cronica Majora,v Cambridge, Corpus Christi College MS , f.  . By permis-sion of the Courtauld Institute of Art and the Master and Fellows of Corpus Christi College. Fig. . Atrocities perpetrated under King John, from Matthew Paris,Cronica Majora,Corpus Christi College Cambridge, v MS , f.  . By permission of the Courtauld Institute of Art and the Master and Fellows of Corpus Christi College. Fig. . Knight battles a serpent, from Olaus Magnus,History of te Nortern Peoples,Rome, . Fig. . A wrestling match, from Matthew Paris,Cronica Majora,Cambridge, Corpus Christi College MS , f. . By permission of the Courtauld Institute of Art and the Master and Fellows of Corpus Christi College. Fig. . Map of the northern countries, from Olaus Magnus, History of te Nortern Peoples,Rome, . Fig. . A northern seascape, from Olaus Magnus,History of te Nortern Peoples,Rome, . Fig. . Archery practice, from Olaus Magnus,History of te Nortern Peoples,Rome, . Fig. . A forest of pine trees, from Olaus Magnus,History of te Nortern Peoples,Rome, . Fig. . “Robyn stode in Bernesdale,/ And lenyd hym to a tre,” from John Mathew Gutch,A Lytell Geste of Robin Hode,vol.  (London, Longman, ), p. . Fig. . Sir Richard at the Lee repays his loan to the abbot, from John Mathew Gutch,A Lytell Geste of Robin Hode,vol.  (London, Longman, ), p. . Fig. . Little John, disguised as Reynolde Grenelef, meets the Sheriff, from John Mathew Gutch,A Lytell Geste of Robin Hode,vol.  (London, Longman, ), p. . Fig. . Robin Hood and the high cellarer of St. Mary’s Abbey, from John Mathew Gutch,A Lytell Geste of Robin Hode,vol.  (London, Longman, ), p. . Fig. . Robin rescues the wounded Little John, from John Mathew Gutch,A Lytell Geste of Robin Hode,vol.  (London, Longman, ), p. .
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Fig. . Sir Richard’s wife begs a boon from Robin, from John Mathew Gutch,A Lytell Geste of Robin Hode,vol.  (London, Longman, ), p. . Fig. . Robin recognizes King Edward, from John Mathew Gutch,A Lytell Geste of Robin Hode,vol.  (London, Longman, ), p. . Fig. . “Robyn slewe a full grete harte,” from John Mathew Gutch,A Lytell Geste of Robin Hode,vol.  (London, Longman, ), p. . Fig. . Robin Hood’s grave at Kirklees Priory, from John Mathew Gutch,A Lytell Geste of Robin Hode,vol.  (London, Longman, ), p.  Fig. . Frontispiece toAdam Bell, Clim of te Cloug and William of Cloudesley.Courtesy of the Pepys Library, Magdalene College Cambridge. Fig. . Portrait of William Wallace from an engraving of unknown date. Courtesy of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Fig. . The execution of William de Marisco, from Matthew Paris,Cronica Majora, Cambridge, Corpus Christi College v MS , f.  . By permission of the Courtauld Institute of Art and the Master and Fellows of Corpus Christi College.