Robin Hood, a legendary outlaw of British folklore, lived in Nottingham, England. The legend of Robin Hood, a hero who stole from the rich and gave to the poor, has existed in Britain since at least the 15th century.
It is still debated today whether the figure of Robin Hood is based on a real historical figure. The folklore surrounding Robin Hood began with the mention of a famous and heroic archer in traditional British ballads and poems. Robin Hood has been created on film, in television and in children's writing. He remains a globally popular figure today. A statue dedicated to Robin currently stands in Nottingham.