" Sherwood's Queen " by T. Mce Pattison and A. J. Foxuell.
Act I.-A Glade in Sherwood Forest. Time : Early
Act II.-The Same. Evening.
Mind Picture :-Under the Greenwood Tree, the Foresters assemble for a hunt, and sing of the forest free; Robin Hood appears and is about to lead them to the chase when Friar Tuck, entering with Maid Marian and her maid Alice, tells how he rescued them from. the soldiers. The ladies stay and take part in the sport. Robin Hood is implored by a poor widow to obtain the release of her three sons who have been taken by the sheriff for feudal service. The sheriff is attacked, and the three sons released, who thereupon join Robin Hood 's band. The final note is reached when Maid Marian is installed as " Sherwood's Queen."
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