40 Facts About the Real Robin Hood

40 Facts About the Real Robin Hood

By Trista

We’ve all heard stories or seen moves about Robin Hood. How much of those tales are based in fact? Keep reading to learn the truth about the man who would steal from the rich and give to the poor.

 

Annex Flynn Errol in the Adventures of Robin Hood. The Disney Odyssey.

40. The Stories About Robin Hood Are Mostly Legends

Myths are stories that are designed to explain an absolute truth, such as why the sun rises in the east and sets in the west or why seasons change. Legends are stories that have some historical root and can actually tell us something about the past. However, centuries of retelling stories, the addition of rumors, gossip, and hearsay may be included, which make them myths opposed to facts.