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 skilled archer and swordsman. In some versions of the legend, he is depicted as being of noble birth, and in modern time he is sometimes depicted as having fought in the Crusades before returning to England to find his lands taken by the Sheriff. In the oldest known versions he is instead a member of the yeoman class.
Robin Hood's adventures are thrilling to read and they encompass the true outlaw spirit that naturally comes with Robin Hood. It would be worth ch This book is about the adventures of Robin Hood, a Lincoln Green wearing outlaw with a group of outlaws that will appear to him on a moments notice. Robin Hood is stealing from the rich and giving to the poor. Along the way he has to avoid the tricks of the sheriff and he meets new friends to join his band of outlaws along the way. I liked the old time setting of the book. Robin Hood and his band of yeomen go on several adventures and meet interesting people. They outsmart the sheriff and gain favor with royals. This book is great for grades 4-5.
Robin Hood (Robin of Locksley), a Saxon nobleman returned from the Crusades and forced into outlawry in Sherwood Forest. Played by Richard Greene. The Sheriff of Nottingham, Robin Hood's enemy who schemes to capture the outlaw. Played by Alan Wheatley. He was given the name Robin Hood by the outlaw band's leader, Will Scatlock, who was fatally wounded. Hood's enemy in the series is the Sheriff of Nottingham who, with his cohorts, schemes to capture the outlaw by any means possible. Lady Marian Fitzwalter (Maid Marian), a young noblewoman and Robin Hood's lover, keeps him informed of the Sheriff of Nottingham's whereabouts and intentions. Episodes are punctuated with manly deeds of derring-do, tense escapes and pursuits, princely tournaments, the thundering hoof-beats of powerful steeds, the clattering of flashing swords,.
Now known as the outlaw Robin Hood, he binds his men by an oath: to fight for a free England until the return of Richard, to rob the rich and give to the poor, and treat all women with courtesy, "rich or poor, Norman or Saxon. Bidwell Park in Chico stood in for Sherwood Forest, although one major scene was filmed at the California locations "Lake Sherwood" and "Sherwood Forest", so named because they were the location sites for the 1922 Douglas Fairbanks production of Robin Hood. Several scenes were shot at the Warner Bros. The Adventures of Robin Hood on IMDb.
NOT MORE than two months had passed and gone since these stirring adventures befell Robin Hood and Little John, when all Nottinghamshire was a mighty stir and tumult, for King Richard of the Lion. and Will Stutely and Allan a Dale and others of the band. If Your Majesty would like I will tell you a certain adventure of this outlaw. Then the King laughingly bade him tell his tale, whereupon he told how Robin Hood had aided Sir Richard of the Lea with money that he had borrowed from the Bishop of Hereford. That night he lay in Sherwood Forest upon a bed of sweet green leaves, and early the next morning he set forth from the woodlands for Nottingham Town, Robin Hood and all of his band going with him.
Robin Hood becomes an outlaw when he kills one of the king’s stags after being taunted by foresters to show his skill with a longbow. Under sentence of death for killing the animal, the young nobleman flees to Sherwood Forest, where he gathers together a band of outlaws known as the Merry Men. Robin earns his place of leadership by outfighting and outshooting his comrades, all of whom become intensely loyal followers. Robin enjoys playing tricks on the authorities sent to capture him and gains support by helping the poor.
Sherwood Forest is home to one of the most beloved legends in England, that of Robin Hood, drawing visitors from all over the world to partake in its mystical stories. These 1,045 acres were once part of a much larger royal hunting preserve established by the Normans in the 10th century. Today, these wooded hills, conveniently situated three hours north of London and two hours east of Liverpool, serve as country parks, a nature reserve, private homes, and a tribute to their rich history and literary legend.
Family & kids, classics. The Adventures of Robin Hood is a classic British television series that originally aired for four seasons from 1955 to 1959. The show centered on Robin Hood, a nobleman who returns from the Crusades only to be forced to live as an outlaw in Sherwood Forest with his band of merry men. Robin Hood’s nemesis is the Sheriff of Nottingham. The show also made household names out of Robin Hood’s trusted companions, Little John and Friar Tuck, and his love interest, Maid Marian.
Robin of Sherwood - The popular 1980s British Television Series. Other Robin Hood Movie, Television and Theatre Sites. Robin Hood Country - Sites from Nottingham, Sherwood and Yorkshire. Robin Hoods of The World - Sites dedicated to international Robin Hood-like figures. The Adventures of Robin Hood Appreciation Society. No, not the Errol Flynn movie. These are fans of the classic Richard Greene black and white TV series, which defined Robin Hood for a generation. The Adventures of Robin Hood. Information on the popular Richard Greene series from the 1950s, complete with two versions of the classic theme song. The New Adventures of Robin Hood.