Not all heroes wear capes. Robin Hood is one of them. In this episode, Bob White from the Robin Hood Society joins us to talk about the hero who stole from the rich and gave to the poor in feudal England. We trace his evolution from his first appearance to the worldwide fame of Robin Hood.
2:30-6:04 - Sherwood Forest & Robin Hood of Nottingham
6:04-7:50 - Robin Hood in literature
7:50-10:39 - Who was “the real Robin Hood”?
10:39-14:45 - Robin Hood as the Olde English sense of justice
14:45-18:55 - Pop-culture and Hollywood: Do they do the hero justice?
18:55-21:30 - Suspected gravesites of the real Robin Hood
24:45-26:10 - The Sheriff of Nottingham
26:10-29:20 Nottingham Today
29:20-38:45 - Labour and the Nottingham castle
38:45-44:08 - “The Legacy of a Folk Hero”
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