Gutch maintains that he was a follower of Simon de Montfort.
Mr Gutch thus explains the origin of the name.
The best collections of Robin Hood poems are those of Ritson (8vo, 1795) and Gutch (2nd ed., 1847), and of Professor Child in the 5th volume of his invaluable English and Scotch Popular Ballads (Boston, 1888).
Gutch, in 1847, and entered on a life of study.
Wood's original manuscript (purchased by the Bodleian in 1846) was first published by John Gutch as The History and Antiquities of the Colleges and Halls in the University of Oxford, with a con- tinuation (1786-1790, 2 vols.
Dillwyn, James Motley, Dr Gutch and J.