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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The moral to the story of "Little Red Riding Hood" is that children must obey their parents and that they must never talk to strangers. Even a very friendly stranger is capable of having bad intentions. 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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