Norse Mythology: Who Were the Norse?

10Jan

Welcome to the world of Norse Mythology. In this brief introduction we'll take a quick look at who the Norse actually were.

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Merry Christmas to You All

24Dec

Have a great holiday!

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So…. what next?

20Dec

The Myths and History of Europe... what comes next?

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Chapter Twenty One: The Last Arrow

6Dec

The Merry Men scatter and Robin has one last adventure. And then...?

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Chapter Twenty: The Named Arrow

22Nov

Robin gets immediate revenge for the death of his friend. This is followed by quite a bit more!

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Chapter Nineteen: Kings Do Not Live Forever

8Nov

Everything is wonderful in Sherwood. Robin has been pardoned; the Merry Men are law-abiding workers and King Richard the Lionheart rules. But... kings do not live forever.

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Chapter Eighteen: A Day of Guests

11Oct

It's like Grand Central in Sherwood as visitor after visitor arrives; some more welcome than others. One of the guests is someone rather special.

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Chapter Seventeen: The Black Knight

26Sep

The Merry Men march to Evil Hold to take their revenge on Sir Isembart. Success is dependent on the cooperation of an unknown ally.

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Chapter Sixteen: Ravenscar

11Sep

Robin and his men travel to Yorkshire to help a fellow Saxon. All is not well back in Sherwood!

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History Collage

16Aug

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Chapter Fifteen: A Bog, a Bishop and a Banquet

13Aug

The Bishop of Hereford joins the ranks of the enemies of Robin Hood. He becomes somewhat bogged down in his attempts to capture the outlaw chief.

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Chapter Fourteen: Alan and Lucy

30Jul

A visitor arrives in Robbers' Glade and calls in a favour. Robin and his men are only too happy to oblige.

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Chapter Thirteen: The Pinner of Wakefield

16Jul

Maid Marian hears tales of a man from Yorkshire whose fame seems to be rivalling Robin's. They decide to go and check him out.

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Chapter Twelve: To Catch a Sheriff

3Jul

The Sheriff of Nottingham graciously decides to accept a pile of cash to capture Robin Hood. He soon wishes he hadn't!

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Chapter Eleven: The Silver Arrow

5Jun

Prince John is subjected to another tournament in Nottingham. He is most unimpressed when a scruffy beggar is allowed to enter. His day doesn't get any better!

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Chapter Ten: A Step too Far

27May

Robin makes his first bad decision. Its consequences are fatal.

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Chapter Nine: Sir Richard of Lea

8May

Another Norman knight encounters Robin Hood and his Merry Men. This time, though, the knight in question keeps doesn't leave Sherwood armourless and tied to his own horse.

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Bonus Epdisode: History Connections

4May

I hope you enjoy this as much as I enjoyed writing it. All feedback very gratefully received.

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Chapter Eight: Trickery Rules

24Apr

Sir Isembart tries again to take his prize. Robin is ready for him, though, and his Merry band increases by one.

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Chapter Seven: The Friar of the Fountain

9Apr

Another knight is sent packing by Robin and his men. Then they go in search of spiritual services.

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Chapter Six: The Pixies of Sherwood

26Feb

Sir Guy of Gisborne persuades the very evil Sir Isembart to help him catch Robin Hood by lending him some men at arms. When they enter the forest Robin and Will are ready for them, and the invaders of Sherwood do not have a good time!

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Chapter Five: The Cook Thief

12Feb

Little John wants to prove himself but ends up getting fat on the Sheriff's hospitality. Meanwhile, someone is out hunting for Robin!

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Chapter Four: A Little Help

29Jan

Robin Hood goes to church but finds everything but spiritual peace. On his way home he has to cross a narrow plank bridge, but somebody is standing in his way.

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Chapter Three: A Party for Prince John

15Jan

Robin Hood loves archery contests. Prince John, on the other hand, doesn't. The one he goes to in Nottingham does nothing to change his mind!

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Chapter Two: The King’s Deer

1Jan

Poverty and desperation cause a young man to kill one of the deer that roam Sherwood. This kicks off a chain of events that end with him becoming an outlaw; as does his friend, Robin.

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