The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle

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What is a brief summary of The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood?

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The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood chronicles the adventures of an outlaw, Robin Hood, and his band. The narrative is conveyed through twenty-two chapters, in eight sections. The plot unfolds in medieval England, specifically Nottinghamshire, where Robin Hood accidentally kills a person. He manages to escape to Sherwood Forest, where he lives as a fugitive with his band of compatriots.

Although outlaws, Robin Hood and his crew are honest, noble, and righteous. They rebel against a social system that thrives on injustice and servitude. They care for the well-being of the poor, fight the oppressors, and punish the guilty. The characters seek revenge, protect their pride,...

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Robin Hood and his band of outlaws rob from rich nobles in Nottingham, England to give to the poor, to the dismay of the Sheriff of Nottingham. He has quite a few adventures on his way to becoming a legend, from a duel with Little John with staffs to winning an archery tournament despite it being a trap by the Sheriff.