Fictional Earls: Robin Hood, Camber Macrorie, Alaric Morgan, Duncan McLain, Dhugal Macardry, Lord Emsworth, Uncle Fred, Sepulchrave Source Wikipedia

ISBN: 9781155184494

Published: August 13th 2011

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Fictional Earls: Robin Hood, Camber Macrorie, Alaric Morgan, Duncan McLain, Dhugal Macardry, Lord Emsworth, Uncle Fred, Sepulchrave  by  Source Wikipedia

Fictional Earls: Robin Hood, Camber Macrorie, Alaric Morgan, Duncan McLain, Dhugal Macardry, Lord Emsworth, Uncle Fred, Sepulchrave by Source Wikipedia
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 34. Chapters: Robin Hood, Camber MacRorie, Alaric Morgan, Duncan McLain, Dhugal MacArdry, Lord Emsworth, UncleMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.

Pages: 34. Chapters: Robin Hood, Camber MacRorie, Alaric Morgan, Duncan McLain, Dhugal MacArdry, Lord Emsworth, Uncle Fred, Sepulchrave, Roderick Spode, Pavel Young, Earl Brand, Hamish Alexander, Kilwillie, Robert Fitzooth, Lord Worplesdon. Excerpt: Robin Hood is a heroic outlaw in English folklore. A highly skilled archer and swordsman, he is known for robbing from the rich and giving to the poor, assisted by a group of fellow outlaws known as his Merry Men.

Traditionally Robin Hood and his men are depicted wearing Lincoln green clothes. The origin of the legend is claimed by some to have stemmed from actual outlaws, or from ballads or tales of outlaws. Robin Hood became a popular folk figure starting in the medieval period continuing through modern literature, films, and television.

In the earliest sources Robin Hood is a yeoman, but he was often later portrayed as an aristocrat wrongfully dispossessed of his lands and made into an outlaw by an unscrupulous sheriff. In popular culture Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men are usually portrayed as living in Sherwood Forest, in Nottinghamshire, where much of the action in the early ballads takes place.

So does the very first recorded Robin Hood rhyme, four lines from the early 15th century, beginning: Robyn hode in scherewode stod. However, the overall picture from the surviving early ballads and other early references suggest that Robin Hood may have been based in the Barnsdale area of what is now South Yorkshire (which borders Nottinghamshire).

Other traditions point to a variety of locations as Robins true home both inside Yorkshire and elsewhere, with the abundance of places named for Robin causing further confusion. A tradition dating back at least to the end of the 16th century gives his birthplace as Loxley, Sheffield in South Yorkshire, while the site of Robin Hoods Wel...



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