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Robin Hood and Maid Marion

True love in Medieval England by David Johnson Ballads from Medieval England recount the adventures of Robin Hood, a legendary hero who robbed from the rich, the government, and t…

Robin Hood

Robin Hood is a legendary hero of English folklore. In the old tales, Robin Hood is an expert archer and good-hearted outlaw who lives in England's Sherwood Forest and "robs from the rich and gives to…

Brewer's: Robin Hood

is first mentioned by the Scottish historian Fordun, who died in 1386. According to Stow, he was an outlaw in the reign of Richard I. (twelfth century). He entertained one hundred tall men,…

The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

Directors: Michael Curtiz and William KeighleyCast: Errol Flynn, Claude Rains and Olivia de Havilland Flynn is in his element here, playing the archetypal swashbuckler with ease and elegance, …

Brewer's: Robin Hood Wind

(A). A cold thaw-wind. Tradition runs that Robin Hood used to say he could bear any cold except that which a thaw-wind brought with it. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham B…

Robin Williams

Comedian and actor Robin Williams was a manic prankster and lovable loose cannon on TV and in film from his 1970s breakthrough until his untimely death in 2014. Robin Williams first became a star on t…

A Merry Christmas

A Merry ChristmasJo was the first to wake in the gray dawn of Christmas morning. No stockings hung at the fireplace, and for a moment she felt as much disappointed as she did long ago, when he…

Brewer's: Robin Mutton

(A). A simpleton. “Do you see this ram? His name is Robin. Here, Robin, Robin, Robin. ... We will get a pair of scales, and then you, Robin Mutton [Panurge], shall be weighed against…

Brewer's: Robin Gray

(Auld). Words by Lady Anne Lindsay, daughter of the Earl of Balcarres, and afterwards Lady Barnard, in 1772, written to an old Scotch tune called “The bridegroom grat when the sun gae…