Imagining Robin Hood: The Late-Medieval Stories in Historical Context

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A.J Pollard takes us back to the earliest surviving stories of Robin Hood, the stories, tales and ballads of the fifteenth century and he re-examines the story of this fascinating figure. Setting out the economic, social and political context of the time, Pollard illuminates the legend of this yeoman hero and champion of justice as never before. Imagining Robin Hood examines: * what a 'yeoman' was, and what it meant to a fifteenth-century Englishman * Was Robin Hood hunted as an outlaw, or respected as an officially ...

Imagining Robin Hood: The Late-Medieval Stories in Historical Context 2006, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780415404938

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Imagining Robin Hood: The Late Medieval Stories in Historical Context 2004, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415223089

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