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A Little Book of Robin Hood Michael Dacre

A Little Book of Robin Hood

Michael Dacre

Published 2013
ISBN : 9780752489674
Paperback
160 pages
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This collection of five tales and one play contains the definitive Robin Hood. They are the earliest ballads and play and still the best of the bunch. Robin Hood and the Monk is the earliest surviving manuscript, dated c.1450, and is considered theMoreThis collection of five tales and one play contains the definitive Robin Hood. They are the earliest ballads and play and still the best of the bunch. Robin Hood and the Monk is the earliest surviving manuscript, dated c.1450, and is considered the greatest of the ballads, though it was probably not sung, being described as a talkyng- Robin Hoods Death is one of the most satisfying tragedies in the English language- while A Lytell Geste of Robyn Hode is a comprehensive account of the famous English outlaw - complete, unified and pointing quite clearly to the reign of Edward II as a probable time for an historical Robin Hood, despite the opinions of most experts.