Robin Hood is famed for his gallantry, for robbing the rich to feed the poor, and for fighting against injustice and the tyranny of Prince John, the Sheriff of Nottingham . He was also pretty good with archery, too! Stories about the adventures of Robin Hood have been told and retold for over 600 years, as well as the tales of his outlaw band of “merry men” (and women), including Little John, Friar Tuck, Maid Marion, and others.
In Robin’s time, few people could read or write and consequently little was written down about the exploits of this hero. Instead, people heard about Robin and his band through the nomadic minstrels who wove a patchwork of fact and fiction into the contemporary culture of the time.
Today, thanks to movies and books, everyone knows the tales of Robin Hood and contin...Read More