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Riddles Wisely Expounded

The Elfin Knight

The Fause Knight on the Road

Lady Isabel and the Elf Knight

Gil Brenton

Willie’s Lady

Earl Brand

Erlinton

The Fair Flower of Northumberland

The Twa Sisters

The Cruel Brother

Lord Rendal

Edward

Babylon or The Bonnie Banks o Fordie

Leesom Brand

Sheath and Knife

Hind Horn

Sir Lionel

King Orfeo

The Cruel Mother

The Maid and the Palmer

St. Stephen and Herod

Judas

Bonnie Annie

Willie’s Lyke-Wake

The Three Ravens

The Whummil Bore

Burd Ellen and Young Tamlane

The Boy and the Mantle

King Arthur and King Cornwall

The Marriage of Sir Gawain

King Henry

Kempy Kay

Kemp Owyne

Allison Gross

The Laily Worm and the Machrel of the Sea

Thomas Rymer

The Wee Wee Man

Tam Lin

The Queen of Elfan’s Nourice

Hind Etin

Clerk Colvill

The Broomfield Hill

The Two Magicians

King John and the Bishop

Captain Wedderburn’s Courtship

Proud Lady Margaret

Young Andrew

The Twa Brothers

The Bonny Hind

Lizie Wan

The King’s Dochter Lady Jean

Young Beichan

The Cherry-Tree Carol

The Carnal and the Crane

Dives and Lazarus

Brown Robyn’s Confession

Sir Patrick Spens

Sir Aldingar

King Estmere

Sir Cawline

Fair Annie

Child Waters

Fair Janet

Lady Maisry

Lord Ingram and Chiel Wyet

Glasgerion

Young Hunting

Clerk Sanders

Willie and Lady Maisry

The Bent Sae Brown

The Clerk’s Twa Sons o Owensford

Lord Thomas and Annet

Fair Margaret and Sweet William

Lord Lovel

The Lass of Roch Royal

Sweet William’s Ghost

The Unquiet Grave

The Wife of Usher’s Well

Old Robin of Portingale

Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard

The Bonny Birdy

Child Maurice

Bonny Barbara Allen

Lady Alice

Young Benjie

Prince Robert

Young Johnstone

Fause Foodrage

Jellon Grame

Fair Mary of Wallington

Bonny Bee Hom

Lamkin

Young Waters

The Maid Freed From the Gallows

The Gay Goshawk

Brown Robin

Brown Adam

Johnie Scott

Willie o Winesberry

Willie o Couglas Dale

Willie and Earl Richard’s Daughter

Rose the Red and White Lily

Prince Heathen

The Bailiff’s Daughter of Islington

The Famous Flower of Serving Men

Will Steward and John

Christopher White

Tom Potts

The Knight and the Shepherd’s Daughter

Crow and Pie

Blow Away the Morning Dew

The Great Silkie of Sule Skerry

Johnie Cock

Robyn and Gandeleyn

Adam Bell, Clim of the Clough and William of Cloudesly

The Gest of Robyn Hode

Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne

Robin Hood and the Monk

Robin Hood’s Death

Robin Hood and the Potter

Robin Hood and the Butcher

Robin Hood and the Curtal Friar

The Jolly Pindar of Wakefield

Robin Hood and Little John

Robin Hood and the Tanner

Robin Hood and the Tinker

Robin Hood and the Newly Revived

Robin Hood and the Prince of Aragon

Robin Hood and the Scotchman

Robin Hood and the Ranger

The Bold Pedlar and Robin Hood

Robin Hood and the Beggar, I

Robin Hood and the Beggar, II

Robin Hood and the Shepherd

Robin Hood’s Delight

Robin Hood and the Pedlars

Robin Hood and Allen a Dale

Robin Hood’s Progress to Nottingham

Robin Hood Rescuing Three Squires

Robin Hood Rescuing Will Stutly

Little John a Begging

Robin Hood and the Bishop

Robin Hood and the Bishop of Hereford

Robin Hood and Queen Katherine

Robin Hood’s Chase

Robin Hood’s Golden Prize

The Noble Fisherman or Robin Hood’s Preferment

Robin Hood’s Birth, Breeding, Valor and Marriage

Robin Hood and Maid Marian

The King’s Disguise, and Friendship with Robin Hood

Robin Hood and the Golden Arrow

Robin Hood and the Valiant Knight

A True Tale of Robin Hood

Sir Hugh, or the Jew’s Daughter

Queen Eleanor’s Confession

Gude Wallace

High Spencer’s Feats in France

Durham Field

The Knight of Liddesdale

The Battle of Otterburn

The Hunting of the Cheviot

The Battle of Harlaw

King Henry Fifth’s Conquest of France

Sir John Butler

The Rose of England

Andrew Bartin

Flodden Field

Johnie Armstrong

The Death of Queen Jane

Thomas Cromwell

Musselburgh Field

Mary Hamilton

Earl Bothwell

The Rising in the North

Northumberland Betrayed by Douglas

The Earl of Westmoreland

Captain Car, or, Edom o Gordon

Rookhope Ryde

King James and Brown

The Bonnie Earl o’ Moray

The Laird of Logie

Willie Macintosh

The Lads of Wamphray

Dick o the Cow

Kinmont Willie

Jock o the Side

Archie o Cawfield

Hobie Noble

Jamie Telfer of the Fair Dodhead

Hughie Graham

The Lochmaben Harper

The Death of Parcy Reed

The Laird of Wariston

Lord Maxwell’s Last Goodnight

The Fire of Frendruahgt

James Grant

Bonny John Seton

Bonnie House o’ Airlie

The Gypsy Laddie

Bessy Bell and Mary Gray

The Battle of Philiphaugh

The Baron of Brackley

Jamie Douglas

Loudon Hill, or Dromclog

Bothwell Bridge

Lord Delamere

Lord Dernwentwater

Geordie

Bonnie James Campbell

Bewick and Graham

The Duke of Athole’s Nurse

Sir James the Rose

The Braes o Yarrow

Rare Willie Drowned in Yarrow, or, The Water o Gamrie

The Mother’s Malison, or, Clyde’s Water

The Broom of Cowdenknows

The False Lover Won Back

The Gardener

The Bonny Lass of Anglesley

Katherine Jafray

Bonny Baby Livingston

Epie Morrie

The Lady of Arngosk

Rob Roy

Lizie Lindsay

Bonny Lizie Baillie

Glasgow Peggie

Earl Crawford

The Slaughter of the Laird of Mellerstain

The Earl of Errol

Richie Story

Andrew Lammie

Charlie MacPherson

The Earl of Aboyne

The Laird o Drum

The Duke of Gordon’s Daughter

Glenlogie or Jean o Bethalnie

Lord Saltoun and Auchanachie

The Rantin Laddie

The Baron o Leys

The Coble o Cargin

James Harris, (The Daemon Lover)

James Hatley

Young Allan

Redesdale and Wise William

Lady Elspat

The Grey Cock, or, Saw You My Father

Auld Matrons

Henry Martyn

Lang Johnny More

The Kitchie-Boy

Thomas o Yonderdale

Lord William, or Lord Lundy

Willie’s Fatal Visit

Alison and Willie

Burd Isabel and Earl Patrick

Broughty Wa’s

Lord Thomas Stuart

Lord Thomas and Lady Margaret

Lady Isabel

Lord Livingston

The New-Slain Knight

The White Fisher

The Knight’s Ghost

John Thomson and the Turk

The Heir of Linne

The Twa Knights

Lady Diamond

The Earl of Mar’s Daughter

The Lord of Lorn and the False Steward

The Suffolk Miracle

King Edward the Fourth and a Tanner of Tamworth

Our Goodman

Get Up and Bar the Door

The Friar in the Well

The Wife Wrapt in Wether’s Skin

The Farmer’s Curst Wife

The Jolly Beggar

The Beggar-Laddie

The Keach I the Creel

Jock the Leg and the Merry Merchant

The Crafty Farmer

John Dory

The George Aloe and the Sweepstake

The Sweet Trinity (The Golden Vanity)

Captain Ward and the Rainbow

The Young Earl of Essex’s Victory Over the Emperor of Germany

Mermaid

The Wylie Wife of the Hie Toun Hie

Child Owlet

The West-Country Damosel’s Complaint

John of Hazelgreen

Dugal Quin

The Brown Girl

Walter Lesly

Earl Rothes

Young Peggy

Trooper and Maid

Blancheflour and Jellyflorice

The Queen of Scotland

Young Bearwell

The Holy Nunnery

Young Ronald

The Outlaw Murray

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Alan Stivell An Try Marrak (The Three Knights) Un Dewezh Barzh Ger [Journée a la Maison] [A Homecoming] 1978 Youtube icon
Andrew Rowan Summers The Cruel Brother The Unquiet Grave and Other American Tragic Ballads 1951 Youtube icon
Archie Fisher The Cruel Brother The Man with a Rhyme 1997 Youtube icon
Arthur Knevett The Cruel Brother Simply Traditional - Traditional Songs and Ballads 2017 Youtube icon
Aslak Høgetveit Reven Og Bjørnen Norsk Folkemusikk 2008-2010 Youtube icon
Asonance Bratrova Pomsta (Brother’s Revenge) Jestráb 2006 Youtube icon
Asonance Bratrova Pomsta (Brother's Revenge) 30 Let Na Pódiu 2008 Youtube icon
Battlefield Band The Cruel Brother Battlefield Band 1994 Youtube icon
Battlefield Band The Cruel Brother Opening Moves 1993 Youtube icon
Bell Duncan The Cruel Brother The James Madison Carpenter Collection 1927-1955 Youtube icon
Bobby Watt Cruel Brother Mariposa '96 - A Collection of Songs of Artists Appearing at the 1996 Mariposa Music Festival 1996 Youtube icon
Bobby Watt The Cruel Brother C'est Watt 1994 Youtube icon
Bruce Greene & Kore Loy McWhirter O, Lily-O Come Near My Love - Mostly Quiet & Dark Songs 2006 Youtube icon
Colleen Raney The Cruel Brother Here This is Home 2013 Youtube icon
Crucible Three Maidens Love & Money 2008 Youtube icon
Cyril Tawney The Three Knights The Outlandish Knight [Cyril Tawney] 1969 Youtube icon
Dalla Three Knights + An Vug E'n Loor More Salt! 2006 Youtube icon
Dalla Three Knights + An Vug E'n Loor Songs from the Hill, Vol. 3 - Folk, Roots and Traditional Music from Cornwall 2007 Youtube icon
David Jones The Three Knights Easy and Slow 1975 Youtube icon
Debra Cowan & Michael DeLalla Cruel Brother Dad's Dinner Pail and Other Songs from the Helen Hartness Flanders Collection 2005 Youtube icon
Dick Gaughan The Cruel Brother Sandy Bell's Ceilidh 2006 Youtube icon
Dick Gaughan The Cruel Brother Prentice Piece 2002 Youtube icon
Duo Kassner-Quer Cruel Brother Classical Guitars 1990 Youtube icon
Edith Ballinger Price Three Ladies Played at Ball The Helen Hartness Flanders Collection Youtube icon
Eliza Carthy & Norma Waterson The Rose and the Lily Wayward Daughter 2013 Youtube icon
Eliza Carthy & Norma Waterson The Rose and the Lily (The Cruel Brother) Gift 2010 Youtube icon
Eliza Carthy & Norma Waterson The Rose and the Lily (The Cruel Brother) The Gift Band Live on Tour - The Union Chapel November 2010 2011 Youtube icon
Ewan MacColl & Peggy Seeger The Cruel Brother Blood and Roses - Vol. 2 1981 Youtube icon
Five Hand Reel The Cruel Brother Five Hand Reel + For A' That + Earl O' Moray 2007 Youtube icon
Five Hand Reel The Cruel Brother The Collection [Five Hand Reel] 1997 Youtube icon
Five Hand Reel The Cruel Brother For A'That 1977 Youtube icon
Iona An Alarc'h + Tri Marghak (Three Knights) The Sound of Iona 1998 Youtube icon
Jim Wearne Three Knights Pysk, Cober ha Sten 2010 Youtube icon
John Jacob Niles Brother's Revenge The Ballads of John Jacob Niles 2007 Youtube icon
John Jacob Niles The Cruel Brother 50th Anniversary Album 1956 Youtube icon
Katherine Campbell The Cruel Brother The Songs of Amelia and Jane Harris - Scots Songs and Ballads from Perthshire Tradition 2004 Youtube icon
Lisa Knapp Three Knights What the Folk, Vol. 2 2008 Youtube icon
Maeve Mackinnon The Cruel Brother Don't Sing Lovesongs 2007 Youtube icon
Magnhild Almhjell Reven Og Bonden Norsk Folkemusikk 2008-2010 Youtube icon
Marion Fleetwood The Rose and the Lily Holding Space 2015 Youtube icon
Martin Simpson The Cruel Bother Kind Letters 2005 Youtube icon
Patrick Ward Gainer The Bride's Murder Child Ballads of West Virginia 1980 Youtube icon
Phil Beer The Three Knights Box Set One 2010 Youtube icon
Polly Johnson The Three Maids (Cruel Brother) Virginia Traditions - Ballads from British Tradition 1993 Youtube icon
Raymond Crooke The Cruel Brother <website> 2007- Youtube icon
Sam Amidon Lily-O Lily-O 2014 Youtube icon
Sol Invictus There Did Three Knights Come from the West The Devil's Steed 2005 Youtube icon
Steeleye Span Cruel Brother Dodgy Bastards 2016 Youtube icon
Tempest Cruel Brother 15th Anniversary Collection 2004 Youtube icon
Tempest Cruel Brother Shapeshifter 2003 Youtube icon
The Corries Cruel Brother The Best Folk 1969 Youtube icon
The Corries Cruel Brother Spotlight on the Corries 1977 Youtube icon
The Corries Cruel Brother Those Wild Corries + Kishmul's Galley 1996 Youtube icon
The Cruel Brother Dick Gaughan Beginner's Guide to Scotland 2006 Youtube icon
The Gaugers The Cruel Brother Beware of the Aberdonian 2001 Youtube icon
The Gaugers The Cruel Brother Celtic Reflections 1998 Youtube icon
The Gaugers The Cruel Brother Reg Hall Archive 1953-1977 Youtube icon
The Gaugers The Cruel Brother Ancient Celtic Roots 1996 Youtube icon
The Shee Three Knights Murmurations 2012 Youtube icon
The Songwainers The Three Knights The Songwainers 1971 Youtube icon
The Tannahill Weavers The Cruel Brither Live & in Session 2007 Youtube icon
Tony Wakeford Three Knights No Red Seas - A Benefit Compilation for Sea Shepherd 2012 Youtube icon