Robin Hood and the men of the greenwood

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F.A. Stokes company , New York
Statementwith 16 illustrations in colour by Walter Crane
ContributionsCrane, Walter, 1845-1915, ill
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, [1], 360 p.
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Open LibraryOL25072176M

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Robin Hood and the men of the greenwood by Henry Gilbert and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Robin Hood and the Men of the Greenwood by Gilbert, Henry and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Robin Hood is the best-loved outlaw of all time.

In this edition, Henry Gilbert tells of the adventures of the Merry Men of Sherwood Forest - Robin himself, Little John, Friar Tuck, Will Scarlet, and Alan-a-Dale, as well as Maid Marian, good King Richard, and Robin's deadly enemies Guy of Gisborne and the evil Sheriff of Nottingham/5.

The Merry Men are the group of outlaws who follow Robin Hood in English literature and folklore. The band appears in the earliest ballads about Robin Hood and remains popular in modern adaptations. History. The early ballads give specific names to only three companions: Little John, Much the Miller's Son, and William Scarlock or Scathelock, the Will Scarlet of later traditions.

The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood away from them down the forest glade. But his heart was bitterly angry, for his blood was hot and youthful and prone to boil. Now, well would it have been for him who had first spo-ken had he left Robin Hood alone; but his anger was hot, both because the youth had gotten the better of him andFile Size: 1MB.

Get this from a library. Robin Hood and the men of the greenwood. [Henry Gilbert; Walter Crane] -- The legendary figure is the archetypal hero, a medieval superman.

The tales stem from some 40 ballads and poems, the core of which originate as far. Robin Hood & the Men of the Greenwood Hardcover – January 1, by Henry Gilbert (Author), Walter Crane (Illustrator) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

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Price New from Used from Hardcover, "Please retry" — Author: Goldsmith. ROBIN HOOD AND THE MEN OF THE GREENWOOD. The title page claims this book is illustrated but the frontispiece is the only artwork I could find (and it looks like it was someone's junior high school art project.) Printing date not found.

Published by M A Donohue & Co, Chicago. 5 1/4 inches wide by 7 1/2 inches tall. No dust Rating: % positive. Robin Hood is a legendary heroic outlaw originally depicted in English folklore and subsequently featured in literature and film.

According to legend, he was a highly skilled archer and some versions of the legend, he is depicted as being of noble birth, and in modern retellings he is sometimes depicted as having fought in the Crusades before returning to Nationality: English.

Genre/Form: Folklore: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gilbert, Henry, Robin Hood and the men of the greenwood. New York: T. Nelson and Sons. Robin Hood and the Men of Greenwood. Author: Henry Gilbert. Illustrations by Walter Crane.

Description: A stunning recreation of the edition featuring the classic illustrations of incomparable Walter Crane.

The two tone leather stamping and classic illustrations make this a family treasure. ***Non slipcased copy***Seller Rating: % positive.

Title: Robin Hood and the Men of the Greenwood Author: Henry Gilbert (British, –) Illustrator: Walter Crane (British, Liverpool – Horsham) Date: Medium: Illustrations: commercial color process Dimensions: 7 15/16 x 6 x 1 9/16 in.

( x x 4 cm) Classification: Books Credit Line: The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, Robin Hood in the Greenwood book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Recounts further adventures of Robin Hood, the English h 3/5. Title: Robin Hood and the Men of the Greenwood Author: Henry Gilbert (British, –) Illustrator: Walter Crane (British, Liverpool – Horsham) Date: Medium: Illustrations: commercial color process Dimensions: 9 7/16 x 6 7/8 x 1 11/16 in.

(24 x x cm) Classification: Books Credit Line: The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey. Robin Hood in Greenwood Stood: Alterity and Context in the English Outlaw Tradition. Stephen Knight.

Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, Röhrig, Tilman. "Und er fand den Pfeil / And He Found the Arrow." Robin Hood: The Many Faces of. Title: Robin Hood And The Men Of The Greenwood [henry Gilbert Illus Crane] Author Name: Henry Gilbert. Categories: Fine Printing, Publisher: Easton Press: Binding: Leather.

Book Condition: Fine with no dust jacket. Seller ID:   The Guest of Robin Hood. Of all the thieves and highway robbers who have ever lived, by far the politest was Robin Hood.

He liked to entertain those he robbed as guests in his own home. Although his home was a rough camp in Greenwood, which was in the thickest and darkest part of Sherwood forest.

His table was always heavy with rich food and wine. “Meanwhile, Robin Hood ran through the greenwood.” Robin Hood and his men live in the forest because they’re outlaws. Robin Hood shoots one of the King’s deer. The sheriff is constantly trying to catch Robin Hood. Escape to the idyllic charms of Sherwood Forest and join in the jolly fellowship of the greenwood with these rollicking tales featuring one of the world's best-known and most beloved outlaws.

Meet Robin Hood and his loyal circle of merry men, a lovely crowd of fun-loving freebooters, whose dashing exploits and daring maneuvers have been. Robin Hood and the Men of the Greenwood by Gilbert, Henry.

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We are committed to. Thereupon, the adventures of Robin Hood, his right-hand Little John, Friar Tuck, the cunning Tinker and the other Merry Men have begun. In a clash against the self-centered Sheriff and his adherents, Robin and his men must figure out a way to help the peasants from mistreatment by the wealthy, and clear their names at the same time.3/5(5).

Merry Men. LITTLE JOHN - Robin Hood's right-hand man; MAID MARIAN - Robin Hood's romantic interest; FRIAR TUCK - A religious ally, but also fond of food and beer; WILL SCARLET - Sometimes a dandy; other times an angry fighter; MUCH THE MILLER'S SON - Part of the Merry Men from the earliest tales (sometimes called Midge); ALAN-A-DALE - Robin Hood's.

English painter Edmund George Warren’s painting of Robin Hood and his Merry Men in Sherwood Forest. The outlaws gathered in the greenwood under the great tree reflect a.

Robin Hood is the best-loved outlaw of all time. In this edition, Henry Gilbert tells of the adventures of the Merry Men of Sherwood Forest - Robin himself, Little John, Friar Tuck, Will Scarlet, and Alan-a-Dale, as well as Maid Marian, good King Richard, and Robin's deadly enemies Guy of Gisborne and the evil Sheriff of Nottingham.

AUTHOR: Henry Gilbert ( /5(3). The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood () by Howard Pyle chronicles the life of Robert Fitzooth of Locksley. Born in in Locksley, England, and dubbed 'Rob in.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Robin Hood and the men of the greenwood by Henry Gilbert,Thomas Nelson and Sons edition, in English. One of our oldest original ballads of Robin Hood.

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More to follow. Find the rhyming and rambling of Greenwood the Bard on the book of face. The central figure in the folk-lore Robin Hood is an outlaw and excellent archer known for stealing from the rich and giving to the poor.

Robin and his group of outlaws known as the Merry Men lived in and operated out of Sherwood Forest. In the early ballad A Gest of Robyn Hode Robin is said to have gained a pardon from King Edward.

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Later Robin Hood's story was transported to a First Appearance: 13 Century English Folklore. Last updated by jill d # on 7/20/ PM The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood In the Prologue, Robin encounters the King’s foresters, men charged to protect his lands and to prevent poaching.

Another possible genesis for the Robin Hood legend, which most scholars today have since determined to be false but fun anyway, is that he and his men were followers of Simon de Montfort.

Simon de Montfort was the 6th Earl of Leicester and, for a time, the de facto ruler of England after he led the Second Barons’ War in against Henry : Kristen Mcquinn.Robin Hood and the Men of the Greenwood. Hardcover, Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press, Fine.

I bought this book from an Easton Press subscriber who never read it. Binding is tight. Book is in Fine/As New condition. Comes in a Fine/As New slipcase. The text and illustrations are a facsimile of the edition published in London.But a more direct answer is that the earliest sources of the Robin Hood legend are some ballads dated beforewhich I use as the basis for my novel The Robin Hood Chronicles.