The people laughed at the sheriff, and made a jest of his thinking to serve the warrant upon such a one as Robin Hood.
So forth they started in the bright sunlight, from Nottingham Town to FosseWay and thence to Watling Street; and so they journeyed for two days, until they saw at last the spires and towersof great London Town.
Why? Use your men and forces to catch him.
Robin Hood the outlaw has killed one of your deer and men.
I know how to catch him! I'll hold a shooting match with grand prize and he'll be sure to show.
The winner is Jock O' Teviotdale. I guess Robin Hood was too much of a coward to show himself.
The scroll read:"Now Heaven bless Thy Grace this daySay all in sweet SherwoodFor thou didst give the prize awayTo merry Robin Hood."