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Robin Hood - the reality behind the myth

Maura Noone

Robin Hood - the reality behind the myth

a placing of Robin Hood in an historical context and examination of the development of the legend into the twentieth century.

by Maura Noone

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Written in English


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ContributionsManchester Polytechnic. Department of English and History.
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Open LibraryOL13829904M

  Buy a cheap copy of Robin Hood: The Man Behind the Myth book by Graham Phillips. The authors begin by telling the old romantic story that we all know - England in the 12th century. Richard the Lionheart in Palestine on a crusade, government in Free shipping over $ The Real Robin Hood The earliest surviving ballads make no mention of a wife, family (1) or land, and the reason for his outlawry is never explained. There is no mention of war, disturbances, or the noble families of England; in fact anything that may reveal a particular time period is conveniently left out.

THE ROBIN HOOD TWEET-ALONG - I'll be hosting live Twitter watch parties for the Disney Robin Hood cartoon and Adventures of Robin Hood with Errol Flynn. Come join in the fun in April and May ! THE ROBIN HOOD: BOLD OUTLAW YOUTUBE LECTURES - In I started recording some videos about the Robin Hood legend. Having visited the Giant/ Major Oak at the Edwinstowe version of the Robin Hood centre and purchased a book there entitled Robin Hood the Real Story, I find Graham Phillip's/ Martin Keatmen version entitled " Robin Hood the man behind the myth " a much better more factual attempt at solving the true story, rather than Hollywood versions or /5(13).

Robin Hood: The Man Behind the Myth: Graham Phillips, Martin Keatman: Books - The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood of Great Renown in Nottinghamshire is an novel by the American illustrator and writer Howard ting of a series of episodes in the story of the English outlaw Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men, the novel compiles traditional material into a coherent narrative in a colorful, invented "old English" idiom that preserves some flavor of the Author: Howard Pyle.


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Robin Hood - the reality behind the myth by Maura Noone Download PDF EPUB FB2

Robin Hood was a real person. He did become an outlaw, and many of the “Merry Men” you have heard of were also real. But the story of Robin’s life, 2/5(1). Robin was not the disinherited Earl of Huntington but a peasant revolutionary from Wakefield.

The original story was set not in the s but in the s. This vital new evidence at last allows the authors to reveal the man behind the myth, Robin Hood's true identity and his role in British history/5(11). Robin Hood: The Man Behind the Myth by Graham Phillips () on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Excellent Book. Robin Hood: The Man Behind the Myth. The authors begin by telling the old romantic story, then the quest begins for the real Robin -- a fascinating detective story with many dead ends, but at last sensational finds, in the archives of York Minster/5.

Stealing from the rich to give to the poor, Robin Hood and his Merry Men are a permanent part of popular culture. Set in England during the reign of King Richard the Lionheart, the adventures of Robin Hood follow the noble thief as he woos the beautiful Maid Marian and thwarts the evil Sheriff of Nottingham.

The story has been around for centuries, but its most familiar elements are also the. William Wallace: The Real Robin Hood. Over the course of years, the outlaw of Sherwood Forest who robs from the rich to give to the poor has emerged as one of the most enduring folk heroes.

Whether Sherwood was the hideout of a literal man named Robin Hood is debatable; that the forest was a symbol of oppression, and inhabited by fugitives, thieves and brigands, remains indisputable.

As with all timeless narratives, the Robin Hood story has proved malleable, often manipulated to chime with contemporary : Zara Gaspar. Historians have long debated the issue of whether the character of Robin Hood was an archetypal fictional figure, or an actual person with historical roots, possibly inspired by contemporary characters.

Michael Reuel has come up with an interesting new theory on the Robin Hood story. The story of Robin Hood is, along with the story of King Arthur, one of the most popular English myths.

Over the course of years Robin Hood, the outlaw from Nottinghamshire who robs from the Author: Fionn Shiner. Robin Hood was a real person. He did become an outlaw, and many of the “Merry Men” you have heard of were also real.

But the story of Robin’s life, /5(6). The Ghost of Robin Hood: A psychic medium's quest for the man behind the myth (real folklore history) [Mackay, L.A.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Ghost of Robin Hood: A psychic medium's quest for the man behind the myth (real folklore history). In his book "Robin Hood: The Real Story," Brian Benison claims Robin Hood is actually a nickname similar to Billy the Kid and that a fellow named Roger Godberd is the man behind the mystery.

According to Benison, Godberd lived in the 13th century and started off as a friend and hunting buddy of the sheriff of Nottingham, Reginald de Grey Author: Jessika Toothman. Robin Hood became a hero over the centuries and has been immortalized in books, art, and movies, as well as a figure of admiration, stealing from the rich and giving to the poor.

This Brief History explores the truth behind the myths and the realities behind the images, and /5(8). Robin Hood: The Story Behind the Legend is an excellent book telling the adventure of Robin Longstride with side conflicts that lead to the main well written and detailed, has romance any person who likes these traits in a book should read book lets you in on what Robin is thinking and feeling,you can also understand robin for who he is through his actions a hero,thief or /5.

The Robin Hood legends form part of a corpus of outlaw stories which date from around the reign of King John. Two other key outlaws, Fulk fitzWarin and. Robin Hood is perhaps one of the most iconic English heroes. His ethos of ‘robbing from the rich and giving to the poor’ has endeared him to many, as he is seen as a figure who fought for the downtrodden.

Nevertheless, it is unclear whether Robin Hood did actually exist, or whether he was just a fictional : Dhwty. Richard the Lionheart in Palestine on a crusade, government in the hands of King John, Robin Hood outlawed in Sherwood Forest with a valiant band of followers poursued by the Sheriff of Nottingham.

Then they begin their quest for the "real" Robin, a story that eventually revealed that Robin was a man who lived two centuries later and led a peasants revolt from Wakefiled/5(11).

From my book, Robin Hood - The Man Behind the Myth. All versions of the Robin Hood story give the same account of his death. As he grew older and became ill, he went with Little John to Kirklees Priory near Huddersfield, to be treated by his aunt, the Prioress, but a certain Sir Roger de Doncaster persuaded her to murder her nephew and the Prioress slowly bled Robin.

Stealing from the rich to give to the poor, Robin Hood and his Merry Men are a permanent part of popular culture. Set in England during the reign of King Richard the Lionheart, the adventures of. These developments are part of the 20th-century Robin Hood myth.

Pyle's Robin Hood is a yeoman and not an aristocrat. The idea of Robin Hood as a high-minded Saxon fighting Norman lords also originates in the 19th ality: English. Narrated by David Ackroyd Robin Hood is a legendary heroic outlaw originally depicted in English folklore and subsequently featured in literature and film.

According to legend, he was a highly.Here's a look at real outlaws that may have inspired or been inspired by Robin Hood and the Merry Men, and historical information on the real Sheriffs of Nottingham, kings of England and others. Prepare for the quest to find that elusive outlaw of Sherwood and Barnsdale, and you might discover the facts behind .