Is Robin Hood fact or fiction?

Answer There is some evidence that the Robin Hood legends were based on a real man, Robin Hod, who had his possessions seized by the Sheriff of York--later Sheriff of Nottingham--in 1226. The sheriff late... Read More »

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Was the story of Robin Hood fact or fiction?

Robin Hood is a household name and a legendary character. No one has been able to identify the "real" Robin Hood. If he did exist, he would have probably lived in medieval England during the late t... Read More »

Is the Trojan War fact or fiction?

Archaeologists believe that the city of Troy was often a target for outside armies. All or some of these conflicts may have been the basis for the Trojan war story, although it's unclear whether or... Read More »

Was"The Crucible"fact or fiction?

Arthur Miller said of his work, "The Crucible": "This play is not history in the sense in which the word is used by the academic historian. Dramatic purposes have sometimes required many characters... Read More »

What was robin hood?

People have enjoyed tales about the mythical figure of Robin Hood for centuries. References to him first show up around 1228 in English judicial documents. The character of Robin Hood began as a br... Read More »