16. The Alchemist

INTRODUCTORY MINSTREL SONG: "The Sheriff thought to set a trap, with witchcraft and an aged hag; but in two ways good Robin, lets the cat out of the bag!"
SUMMARY: A village woman, whose son is an outlaw, is accused of witchcraft for smelting gold coins from stolen plates. Robin must rescue her before she is burned at the stake for consorting with the Devil. Features Anthony Sharp as The Earl and Joyce Blair as his wife Millicent.