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. More »

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Robin Hood was probably an amalgam of different outlaws living sometime during the 12th and 13th centuries, not long after the Normans conquered England. Later medieval chroniclers seem to believe he was real, but their ... More »

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Around 1377, the poem "Piers Plowman," by William Langland, made a passing reference to a character thought to be Robin Hood. A tale known as "Robin Hood and the Monk" was written about 1450, but the author is unknown. More »

Around 1377, the poem "Piers Plowman," by William Langland, made a passing reference to a character thought to be Robin Hood. A tale known as "Robin Hood and the Monk" was written about 1450, but the author is unknown. More »

Robin Hood was probably an amalgam of different outlaws living sometime during the 12th and 13th centuries, not long after the Normans conquered England. Later medieval chroniclers seem to believe he was real, but their ... More »

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There are several different versions of the popular Little Red Riding Hood story from all across the world, and what the girl takes to her grandmother varies from cake and wine to soup depending on the story. None of the... More »

Some of the best-known fairy tales include "Cinderella," "Snow White," "Puss in Boots," "Little Red Riding Hood," "Bluebeard" and "Beauty and the Beast." Fairy tales are widely shared short stories that depend on popular... More »

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