Following in the tradition of “Who was the real Indiana Jones,” “Who was the real Lone Ranger” and “Who was the real Professor Moriarty” (with its second part) (and along with many others) today’s episode looks at the real Robin Hood – and the question of whether there ever really was one.
Our listener mail is from Keira, and it’s awesome, because it gives us all kinds of new information about Jamestown, following our episode on the cannibalism at Jamestown.
HowStuffWorks has an article on this as well: Who was the real Robin Hood?
- Robin Hood: Development of a Popular Hero. An Exhibition in the Rossell Hope Robbins Library, 5 September 2006 – 19 January 2007. Prepared by John H. Chandler http://www.lib.rochester.edu/camelot/rh/RH%20Exhibit/Intro.htm
- The Robin Hood Project of the University of Rochester. http://www.lib.rochester.edu/camelot/rh/rhhome.htm
- McGarvey, Kathleen. “Starring Robin Hood.” http://rochester.edu/pr/Review/V72N1/feature4.html
- The International Association for Robin Hood Studies. http://www.rochester.edu/robinhood/iarhs_index
- Wright, Allen W. “Robin Hood: Bold Outlaw of Barnsdale and Sherwood.” http://boldoutlaw.com/
- History.com. The Real Robin Hood. http://www.history.com/topics/robin-hood
- Parsons, Chris. “Is this the Grave of Robin Hood?” Mail Online. 4/2/2011. http://www.history.com/topics/robin-hood
- Ibeji, Mike. “Robin Hood and his Historical Context.” BBC History. http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/middle_ages/robin_01.shtml
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