Did Robin Hood exist? Definitely, says new book

Did Robin Hood exist? Definitely, says new book

A new book says that there is evidence that Robin Hood did exist - it's just that people have been looking in the wrong place.
Michael Reuel, a full-time writer, says that while historians tend to emphasise the fact that there is "no historical evidence" for the existence of Robin Hood, there is "an incredible amount of folkloric evidence" which has gone overlooked.
He has looked at the ballads in which Robin is mentioned to try and find this evidence. The ballads were set down some time in the mid-to-late 15th century, but existed as oral storytelling for years before... read more

9 October 2016 in Regional East, Views: 55

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