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Anders Sørensen Vedel (9 November 1542 – 13 February 1616) at Kalliope.org was a Danish priest and historian.
Axel Olrik (3 July 1864 – 17 February 1917) was a Danish folklorist and scholar of mediaeval historiography, and a pioneer in the methodical study of oral narrative.
Þrymskviða (the name can be anglicised as Thrymskviða, Thrymskvitha, Thrymskvidha or Thrymskvida) is one of the best known poems from the Poetic Edda.
"Babylon" or "The Bonnie Banks o Fordie" is Child ballad 14, Roud 27.
"Brown Robyn's Confession" is Child ballad 57.
Charles VIII of Sweden (1408 Uppsala - 1470 Stockholm, in reality Charles II), Charles I of Norway, also Carl (Karl Knutsson), was king of Sweden (1448–1457, 1464–1465 and from 1467 to his death in 1470) and king of Norway (1449–1450).
Child Waters is Child ballad number 63, existing in several variants.
"Clerk Colvill" is Child ballad 42.
Clerk Saunders is Child ballad 69.
Dagmar of Bohemia (also known as Margaret of Bohemia; 1186 – 24 May 1212 in Ribe) was queen consort of Denmark as the first spouse of King Valdemar II of Denmark.
"Earl Brand" (Child 7, Roud) is a pseudo-historical English ballad.
"Edward" is a traditional murder ballad existing in several variants.
Elvehøj is the Danish name of a Scandinavian ballad (Danmarks gamle folkeviser no. 46), known in Swedish as Älvefärd (Sveriges medeltida ballader no. 31), type A 65 ('knight released from elves at dawn') in The Types of the Scandinavian Medieval Ballad; it is also attested in Norwegian.
"Elveskud" or "Elverskud" (Danish for "Elf-shot") is the Danish, and most widely used, name for one of the most popular ballads in Scandinavia (The Types of the Scandinavian Medieval Ballad A 63 'Elveskud — Elf maid causes man's sickness and death'; Danmarks gamle Folkeviser 47; Sveriges Medeltida Ballader 29).
Fair Annie is Child ballad number 62, existing in several variants.
Fair Janet is Child Ballad number 64.
Fause Foodrage is Child ballad 89, existing in several variants.
Folklore studies, also known as folkloristics, and occasionally tradition studies or folk life studies in Britain, is the formal academic discipline devoted to the study of folklore.
Francis James Child (February 1, 1825 – September 11, 1896) was an American scholar, educator, and folklorist, best known today for his collection of English and Scottish ballads now known as the Child Ballads.
George Henry Borrow (5 July 1803 – 26 July 1881) was an English writer of novels and of travel books based on his own experiences in Europe.
"Gil Brenton" is Child ballad 5, Roud 22, existing in several variants.
Hagbard and Signe (Signy) (the Viking Age) or Habor and Sign(h)ild (the Middle Ages and later) were a pair of lovers in Scandinavian mythology and folklore whose legend was widely popular.
Harpans kraft (Swedish) or Harpens kraft (Danish), meaning "The Power of the Harp," is the title of a supernatural ballad type, attested in Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, and Icelandic examples.
Helen of Sweden (1190 – 1247, Swedish: Helena) was a Swedish princess and abbess, daughter of King Sverker II of Sweden and the mother of Queen Catherine of Sweden.
Herr Magnus og bjærgtrolden ('Sir Magnus and the Mountain Troll') is a Danish ballad (The Types of the Scandinavian Medieval Ballad A 59, Proposal of supernatural woman rejected; Danmarks gamle Folkeviser 48).
Herr Tønne af Alsø ('Sir Tønne of Alsø') is a Danish ballad (The Types of the Scandinavian Medieval Ballad A 62; Danmarks gamle Folkeviser 34).
"Hind Etin" (Roud, Child 41) is a folk ballad existing in several variants.
Karen Brahes Folio (Odense, Landsarkivet for Fyn, Karen Brahe E I,1, also known as Karen Brahes Foliohåndskrift) is a manuscript collection of Danish ballads dating from c. 1583.
Lady Diamond is Child ballad 269, existing in several variants.
"Lady Isabel and the Elf Knight" (Child #4; Roud #21) is the English common name representative of a very large class of European ballads.
Leesome Brand is Child Ballad number 15 and Roud #3301.
This is a list of folk song collections including pioneer and notable work in collecting folk songs.
The Child Ballads is the colloquial name given to a collection of 305 ballads collected in the 19th century by Francis James Child and originally published in ten volumes between 1882 and 1898 under the title The English and Scottish Popular Ballads.
Lord Lovel is one of the ballads anthologized by Francis James Child during the second half of the 19th century, (Roud 49) and exists in several variants.
"Lord Randall", or "Lord Randal", (Roud, Child 12) is an Anglo-Scottish border ballad consisting of dialogue between a young Lord and his mother.
Lord Thomas and Fair Annet (Child 73, Roud) (also known as "Lord Thomas and Fair Eleanor") is an English folk ballad.
Margaret I (Margrete Valdemarsdatter, Margrete Valdemarsdatter, Margareta Valdemarsdotter, Margrét Valdimarsdóttir; 15 March 1353 – 28 October 1412) was queen consort of Norway (1363–1380) and Sweden (1363–1364) and later ruler in her own right of Denmark, Norway and Sweden, from which later period there are ambiguities regarding her specific titles.
Niels Ebbesen (1308 – 2 November 1340) was a Danish squire and national hero, known for his killing of Count Gerhard III.
Peder Oxe (Peder Oxe til Nielstrup) (7 January 1520 – 24 October 1575) was a Danish finance minister and Steward of the Realm.
Samson (Shimshon, "man of the sun") was the last of the judges of the ancient Israelites mentioned in the Book of Judges in the Hebrew Bible (chapters 13 to 16) and one of the last of the leaders who "judged" Israel before the institution of the monarchy.
Sigurd (Old Norse: Sigurðr) or Siegfried (Middle High German: Sîvrit) is a legendary hero of Germanic mythology, who killed a dragon and was later murdered.
Sir Aldingar is Child ballad 59.
"Sir Patrick Spens" is one of the most popular of the Child Ballads (No. 58) (Roud 41), and is of Scottish origin.
Stig Andersen Hvide (died December 1293) was a Danish nobleman and magnate, known as the leading man among the outlaws after the murder of King Eric V of Denmark.
Svend Hersleb Grundtvig (9 September 1824, Copenhagen – 14 July 1883, Frederiksberg) was a Danish literary historian and ethnographer.
Sweet William's Ghost (Child 77, Roud) is an English Ballad and folk song which exists in many lyrical variations and musical arrangements.
"Töres döttrar i Wänge" ("Töre's daughters in Vänge") or "Per Tyrssons döttrar i Vänge" ("Per Tyrsson's daughters in Vänge") is a medieval Swedish ballad (SMB 47; TSB B 21) on which Ingmar Bergman's The Virgin Spring is based.
The Baffled Knight or Blow Away the Morning Dew is Child ballad 112 (Roud 11), existing in numerous variants.
The Bent Sae Brown is Child ballad 71.
"The Broomfield Hill", "The Broomfield Wager" "The Merry Broomfield", "The Green Broomfield", "A Wager, a Wager", or "The West Country Wager" (Child 43, Roud) is a traditional English folk ballad.
"The Carnal and the Crane" is Child Ballad 55 and a Christmas carol.
"The Cruel Mother" (a.k.a. "The Greenwood Side" or "Greenwood Sidey") (Child 20, Roud) is a murder ballad originating in England that has since become popular throughout the wider English-speaking world.
"The Earl of Mar's Daughter" is Child ballad number 270.
"The Fair Flower of Northumberland" (Roud, Child 9) is a folk ballad.
"The Knight and the Shepherd’s Daughter" is an English ballad, collected by Francis James Child as Child Ballad 110.
"The Maid and the Palmer" or "The Well Below The Valley" (Roud 2335, Child ballad 21) is a murder ballad.
"The Maid Freed from the Gallows" is one of many titles of a centuries-old folk song about a condemned maiden pleading for someone to buy her freedom from the executioner.
The Twa Knights is a traditional Scottish ballad.
"The Two Sisters" is a Northumbrian murder ballad that recounts the tale of a girl drowned by her sister.
The Types of the Scandinavian Medieval Ballad: A Descriptive Catalogue (TSB) is the designation for a cataloguing system for Scandinavian ballads.
Thomas o Yonderdale is Child ballad number 253; Roud number 3890.
Trolden og Bondens Hustru ('The troll and the farmer's wife') is a Danish ballad (The Types of the Scandinavian Medieval Ballad A 14, Disenchantment by kiss; Danmarks gamle Folkeviser 52).
Ungersven och havsfrun (as it is known in Swedish) or Herr Bøsmer i elvehjem (as it is known in Danish) (The Types of the Scandinavian Medieval Ballad A 49, Drink causes forgetfulness and makes man stay with mermaid) is a supernatural ballad type.
Valdemar II (9 May 117028 March 1241), called Valdemar the Victorious or Valdemar the Conqueror (Valdemar Sejr), was the King of Denmark from 1202 until his death in 1241.
Willie's Lady is Child ballad number 6 and Roud #220.
"Willie's Lyke-Wake" is Child ballad 25.
"Young Beichan" is a ballad, which with a number of variants and names such as "Lord Baker", "Lord Bateman", and "Young Bekie", was collected by Francis James Child in the late 19th century, and is included in the Child ballad as number 53 (Roud 40).
"Young Hunting" is a traditional folk song, Roud 47, catalogued by Francis James Child as Child Ballad number 68, and has its origin in Scotland.