SHERWOOD If Robin Hood lived today, the Sheriff of Nottingham should not be too much work with his finding in Sherwood Forest. The forest thin very quickly. Sherwood Forest was once spread over an area 40000 hectares across the whole of Nottingham. Today the heart of the forest is about 180 hectares plus small pieces scattered across the area.
ROBBING FROM THE RICH AND GIVING TO THE POOR ??? The story of Robin Hood says about how the robbed rich and gave to the poor. According to the Latin text from around 1460, were found Julian Luxfordov from University of St. Andrews, Robin and his band "contaminating" England with "continuous robbery". Expert on medieval manuscripts held that "the article instead of the traditional rendering of the favorite hero suggests that Robin Hood and his Merry Men actually were not as popular. "
MERRY MEN Members of Merry Men: - Little John (over 2.1 meters tall) - Maid Marian (Robin's wife) - Friar Tuck (love food and ale as much as his God) - Will Scarlet (Robin's nephew) - Much - Miller's Son (killer of deers) - Alan a Dale (minstrel) - and more...
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