North Cheshire Bowmenís Library

 

Title

The Truth About Robin Hood

Author

P. Valentine Harris

IBSN

n/a

First Published

1957

Publisher

Harris

Pages

pp98; 4 illustrations

Summary

A serious historical analysis of the Robin Hood legend, identifying and discussing the various ancient references that may (or may not) relate to a real historical figure.

Contents

  • Robin, a reality or myth?
  • Later antiquaries
  • Inferior ballads
  • The mythologists
  • Hunter rebukes the mythologists
  • Professor Child's two introductions to the Robin Hood ballads
  • Conclusion

 

 

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