Robin Hood and His Adventures - (1917) PDF by Paul Creswick

Robin Hood and His Adventures

Robin Hood and His Adventures


Recounts the life and adventures of Robin Hood, who, with his band of followers, lived in Sherwood Forest as an outlaw dedicated to fighting tyranny


Robin Hood. ... 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 swordsman.

Excerpt:

Robin, on what folly do you employ yourself? Do you cut sticks for our fire o' mornings?" Thus spoke Master Hugh Fitzooth, King's Ranger of the Forest at Locksley, as he entered his house. Robin flushed a little. "These are arrows, sir," he announced, holding one up for inspection. Dame Fitzooth smiled upon the boy as she rose to meet her lord. "What fortune do you bring us today, father?" asked she, cheerily. Fitzooth's face was a mask of discontent.

 "I bring myself, dame," answered he, "neither more nor less." "Surely that is enough for Robin and me!" laughed his wife. "Come, cast off your shoes, and give me your bow and quiver. I have news for you, Hugh, even if you have none for us. George of Gamewell has sent his messenger today, and bids me bring Robin to him for the Fair." She hesitated to give the whole truth.

 "That cannot be," began the Ranger, hastily; then checked himself. "What wind is it that blows our Squire's friendship toward me, I wonder?" he went on. "Do we owe him toll?" "You are no


Paul Creswick is the author of numerous books, most notably "Robin Hood and His Adventures". His other works include "In Alfred's Days", "Under the Black Raven", "Hasting the Pirate", and "The Smugglers of Barnard's Head".

by Paul Creswick
 Illustrations by N. C.  Wyeth
 Publication Date 1917


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