Robin Hood facts

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - THE ISLAND -

- 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.

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