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A-Z list Child Ballads: The English and Scottish Popular Ballads

Francis James Child (1825-1896), studioso americano la cui monumentale opera, “The English and Scottish Popular Ballads“, è la raccolta canonica di tutta la “balladry” anglo-scozzese. Da qui l’appellativo di “Child Ballads” che viene riservato alle 305 ballate popolari inglesi e scozzesi riconosciute come autentiche. Sono cinque volumi pubblicati tra il 1882 e il 1989. (vedi l’archivio digitale)

Elenco completo delle “Child Ballads” suddivise nei volumi originali dell’opera

Volume I: 1-53

#1: Riddles Wisely ExpoundedJuniper, Gentle & Rosemary
#2: The Elfin Knight – Cambric Shirt
#3: The Fause Knight on the Road
#4: Lady Isabel and the Elf KnightFalse Sir JohnThe Water o Wearie’s Well
#5: Gil Brenton
#6: Willie’s Lady
#7: Earl Brand
#8: Erlinton (si veda Earl Brand)
#9: The Fair Flower of Northumberland
#10: The Twa Sisters– Cruel Sister – Bonny Swans – Binnoire
#11: The Cruel Brother
#12: Lord RandalLord Ronald, my sonHenry my son
#13: EdwardSon DavidWhat Put the Blood
#14: BabylonThe Bonnie Banks o Fordie
#15: Leesom Brand (si veda “Sheath and Knife”)
#16: Sheath and Knife
#17: Hind Horn
#18: Sir Lionel, or Sir Eglamore Bold Sir Rylas
#19: King Orfeo
#20: The Cruel MotherWeila Waile
#21: The Maid and the Palmer Well Below the Valley
#22: Saynt Steuyn and Herowdes – Saint Stephen was a clerk
#23: Iudas
#24: Bonnie AnnieThe Banks of Green Willow
#25: Willie’s Lyke-Wake
#26: The Three RavensTwa Corbies
#27: The Whummil Bore
#28: Burd Ellen and Young Tamlane (frammento)
#29: The Boy and the Mantle
#30: King Arthur and King Cornwall
#31: The Marriage of Sir Gawain (si veda King Henry)
#32: King Henry
#33: Kempy Kay
#34: Kemp Owyne
#35: Allison Gross
#36: The Laily Worm and the Machrel of the Sea
#37: Thomas the Rhymer -True Thomas
#38: The Wee Wee Man
#39: Tam Lin
#40: The Queen of Elfan’s Nourice
#41: Hind Etin*
#42: Clerk ColvillGeorge Collins
#43: The Broomfield HillThe May Blooming Field
#44: The Twa Magicians
#45: King John and the Bishop
#46: Captain Wedderburn’s Courtship – Lord Roslyn’s Daughter
#47: Proud Lady Margaret
#48: Young Andrew
#49: The Twa BrothersThe Rolling of the Sotnes
#50: The Bonny Heyn
#51: Lizie Wan – Lucy Wan
#52: The King’s Dochter Lady Jean
#53: Young Beichan -Lord Bateman

Volume II: 54-113

#54: The Cherry-Tree Carol
#55: The Carnal and the Crane
#56: Dives and Lazarus
#57: Brown Robyn’s Confession
#58: Sir Patrick Spens
#59: Sir Aldingar*
#60: King Estmere*
#61: Sir Cawline
#62: Fair Annie
#63: Childe Waters*
#64: Fair Janet
#65: Lady Maisry
#66: Lord Ingram and Chiel Wyet
#67: Glasgerion -Jack Orion
#68: Young Hunting – Earl Richard –Henry Lee
#69: Clerk Saunders*
#70: Willie and Lady Maisry
#71: The Bent Sae Brown
#72: The Clerk’s Twa Sons o’ Owensford
#73: Lord Thomas and Fair Annet
#74: Fair Margaret and Sweet William
#75: Lord Lovel
#76: The Lass of Roch Royal – Lass of AughrimLord Gregory
#77: Sweet William’s Ghost
#78: The Unquiet Grave
#79: The Wife of Usher’s Well
#80: Old Robin of Portingale
#81: Little Musgrave and the Lady BarnardShady GroveMatty Groves
#82: The Bonny Birdy
#83: Childe Maurice*
#84: Barbara Allen
#85: Lady Alice
#86: Young Benjie
#87: Prince Robert
#88: Young Johnstone
#89: Fa’se Footrage*
#90: Jellon Græme
#91: Fair Mary of Wallington
#92: Bonny Bee Hom
#93: Lamkin – Long Lankin
#94: Young Waters*
#95: The Maid Freed From the GallowsGallows Pole – Golden Ball
#96: The Gay Gossy Hawk
#97: Brown Robin
#98: Brown Adam
#99: Johnie Scott
#100: Willie o Winesberry – Johnny Barbour
#101: Willie o Couglas Dale
#102: Willie and Earl Richard’s Daughter
#103: Rose the Red and White Lily
#104: Prince Heathen
#105: The Bailiff’s Daughter of Islington*
#106: The Famous Flower of Serving-Men
#107: Will Steward and John
#108: Christopher White
#109: Tom Potts
#110: The Knight and the Shepherd’s Dochter*
#111: Crow and Pie*
#112: The Baffled KnightBlow Away the Morning Dew
#113: The Great Silkie of Sule Skerry

Volume III: 114-188

#114: Johnie Cock, – John o’ Cocklesmuir – Johnny the Brine
#115: Robyn and Gandeleyn*
#116: Adam Bell, Clim of the Clough and William of Cloudesly
#117: A Gest of Robyn Hode
#118: Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne*
#119: Robin Hode and þe Munke*
#120: Robin Hood’s Death*
#121: Robin Hood and the Potter
#122: Robin Hood and the Butcher
#123: Robin Hood and the Curtal Friar
#124: The Jolly Pinder of Wakefield
#125: Robin Hood and Little John*
#126: Robin Hood and the Tanner
#127: Robin Hood and the Tinker
#128: Robin Hood and the Newly Revived
#129: Robin Hood and the Prince of Aragon
#130: Robin Hood and the Scotchman
#131: Robin Hood and the Ranger
#132: The Bold Pedlar and Robin Hood
#133: Robin Hood and the Beggar, I
#134: Robin Hood and the Beggar, II
#135: Robin Hood and the Shepherd
#136: Robin Hood’s Delight
#137: Robin Hood and the Pedlars
#138: Robin Hood and Allen a Dale
#139: Robin Hood’s Progress to Nottingham
#140: Robin Hood Rescuing Three Squires*
#141: Robin Hood Rescuing Will Stutly
#142: Little John a Begging
#143: Robin Hood and the Bishop
#144: Robin Hood and the Bishop of Hereford
#145: Robin Hood and Queen Katherine
#146: Robin Hood’s Chase
#147: Robin Hood’s Golden Prize
#148: The Noble Fisherman or Robin Hood’s Preferment
#149: Robin Hood’s Birth, Breeding, Valor and Marriage
#150: Robin Hood and Maid Marian
#151: The King’s Disguise, and Friendship with Robin Hood
#152: Robin Hood and the Golden Arrow
#153: Robin Hood and the Valiant Knight
#154: A True Tale of Robin Hood
#155: Sir Hugh – the Jew’s Daughter
#156: Queen Eleanor’s Confession
#157: Gude Wallace
#158: High Spencer’s Feats in France
#159: Durham Field
#160: The Knight of Liddesdale
#161: The Battle of Otterburn
#162: Chevy Chase, or the Hunting of the Cheviot*
#163: The Battle of Harlaw
#164: King Henry Fifth’s Conquest of France
#165: Sir John Butler
#166: The Rose of England
#167: Sir Andrew Barton
#168: Flodden Field*
#169: Johnie Armstrong
#170: The Death of Queen Jane
#171: Thomas Cromwell
#172: Musselburgh Field
#173: Mary Hamilton
#174: Earl Bothwell
#175: The Rising in the North
#176: Northumberland Betrayed by Douglas
#177: The Earl of Westmoreland
#178: Captain Car – Edom o Gordon
#179: Rookhope Ryde
#180: King James and Brown
#181: The Bonnie Earl of Murray
#182: The Laird o Logie
#183: Willie Macintosh – Burning of Auchindown
#184: The Lads of Wamphray
#185: Dick o the Cow
#186: Kinmont Willie*
#187: Jock o’ the Side*
#188: Archie o Cawfield

Volume IV: 189-265

#189: Hobie Noble*
#190: Jamie Telfer of the Fair Dodhead
#191: Hughie Graham
#192: The Lochmaben Harper
#193: The Death of Parcy Reed
#194: The Laird of Wariston
#195: Lord Maxwell’s Last Goodnight
#196: Fire of Frendraught*
#197: James Grant
#198: Bonny John Seton
#199: The Bonnie House o’ Airlie
#200: Johnny Faa, or The Gypsie Laddie
#201: Bessy Bell and Mary Gray
#202: The Battle of Philiphaugh
#203: The Baron of Brackley
#204: Jamie Douglas – Waly Waly
#205: Loudon Hill, or Dromclog
#206: Bothwell Bridge
#207: Lord Delamere
#208: Lord Dernwentwater
#209: Geordie
#210: Bonnie James Campbell – Bonnie George Campbell
#211: Bewick and Graham
#212: The Duke of Athole’s Nurse
#213: Sir James the Rose
#214: The Braes o’ Yarrow – Dowie Dens of Yarrow
#215: Rare Willie Drowned in Yarrow, or, The Water o’ Gamrie
#216: The Mother’s Malison, or, Clyde’s Water
#217: The Broom of Cowdenknows Bonny May
#218: The False Lover Won Back
#219: The Gardener
#220: The Bonny Lass of Anglesey
#221: Katherine Jaffray*
#222: Bonny Baby Livingston
#223: Eppie Morrie
#224: The Lady of Arngosk
#225: Rob Roy
#226: Lizie Lindsay
#227: Bonny Lizie Baillie
#228: Glasgow Peggie
#229: Earl Crawford
#230: The Slaughter of the Laird of Mellerstain
#231: The Earl of Errol
#232: Richie Story
#233: Andrew Lammie
#234: Charlie MacPherson
#235: The Earl of Aboyne
#236: The Laird o Drum
#237: The Duke of Gordon’s Daughter
#238: Glenlogie, or Jean o Bethalnie
#239: Lord Saltoun and Auchanachie – Annachie Gordon
#240: The Rantin Laddie
#241: The Baron o Leys
#242: The Coble o Cargin
#243: James Harris (The Daemon Lover) – The House Carpenter
#244: James Hatley
#245: Young Allan
#246: Redesdale and Wise William
#247: Lady Elspat
#248: The Grey Cock – Saw You My Father
#249: Auld Matrons
#250: Henry Martyn
#251: Lang Johnny More
#252: The Kitchie-Boy
#253: Thomas o Yonderdale
#254: Lord William, or Lord Lundy
#255: Willie’s Fatal Visit
#256: Alison and Willie
#257: Burd Isabel and Earl Patrick
#258: Broughty Wa’s
#259: Lord Thomas Stuart
#260: Lord Thomas and Lady Margaret
#261: Lady Isabel
#262: Lord Livingston
#263: The New-Slain Knight
#264: The White Fisher
#265: The Knight’s Ghost

Volume V: 266-305

#266: John Thomson and the Turk
#267: The Heir of Linne
#268: The Twa Knights
#269: Lady Diamond
#270: The Earl of Mar’s Daughter
#271: The Lord of Lorn and the False Steward
#272: The Suffolk Miracle – Holland Handkerchief
#273: King Edward the Fourth and a Tanner of Tamworth
#274: Our Goodman
#275: Get Up and Bar the Door*
#276: The Friar in the Well *
#277: The Wife Wrapt in Wether’s Skin, or The Wee Cooper o’ Fife*
#278: The Farmer’s Curst WifeKillieburn Brae
#279: The Jolly BeggarGaberlunzie Man
#280: The Beggar-Laddie
#281: The Keach I the Creel
#282: Jock the Leg and the Merry Merchant
#283: The Crafty Farmer
#284: John Dory*
#285: The George Aloe and the Sweepstake -High Barbary
#286: The Golden VanityThe Turkish Reverie – Sinking in the Lonesome Sea
#287: Captain Ward and the Rainbow
#288: The Young Earl of Essex’s Victory Over the Emperor of Germany
#289: The Mermaid
#290: The Wylie Wife of the Hie Toun Hie
#291: Child Owlet
#292: The West-Country Damosel’s Complaint
#293: John of Hazelgreen
#294: Dugal Quin
#295: The Brown Girl
#296: Walter Lesly
#297: Earl Rothes
#298: Young Peggy
#299: Trooper and Maid
#300: Blancheflour and Jellyflorice
#301: The Queen of Scotland
#302: Young Bearwell
#303: The Holy Nunnery
#304: Young Ronald
#305: The Outlaw Murray