Was the story of Robin Hood fact or fiction?

Answer 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 »

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Is Robin Hood fact or fiction?

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 »

Where did the story of robin hood come from?

Robin Hood, the tale of a rogue who steals from the rich to give to the poor, had its beginning in poems and tales told beginning in the 1500s. His story has been romanticized through the centuries... Read More »

Who wrote the first Robin Hood story?

According to the U.K.'s Channel 4 history website, the first mention of Robin Hood in literature is a single line in William Langland's "Piers Plowman," which was published around 1377. The first p... 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 »