Robin Hood facts
- Robin Hood was an outlaw who, according to legend, lived in Sherwood Forest, near Nottingham in England. He regularly fought against his enemy, the Sheriff of Nottingham.
- Robin is known for dressing in green, for being a skillful archer and for robbing the rich to give to the poor.
- He is an established figure in folklore, but whether he was a real person may never be proven either way because Robin or Robert Hood was a common name in medieval England.
- Robin Hood is first mentioned in ballads from the 14th century that tell of him as a master of disguise.