Robin Hood and the Forest Laws

  • Stephen Knight University of Melbourne

Abstract

The modern default opening of Robin Hood stories consistently references the Forest Laws, but this material is absent from the early Robin Hood tradition. This article provides a history of how  medieval English Forest Laws came to be a valuable addition to the modern Robin Hood story.

Published
2017-12-31
How to Cite
KNIGHT, Stephen. Robin Hood and the Forest Laws. Bulletin of the International Association for Robin Hood Studies, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 1, p. 1-14, dec. 2017. ISSN 2574-2191. Available at: <https://www.bulletin.iarhs.org/index.php/IARHSBulletin/article/view/1>. Date accessed: 14 aug. 2018.