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RYDER : A forest officer, being mounted, and having the supervision of a large district In the ballad of William of Cloudesly, the king, rewarding the dexterity of the archer who shot the apple from his child's head, says: I give thee eightene pence a day, And my bowe thou shalt here; And over all the north countre I make thee chyfe rydere.

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