Hood, Robin (supp. fl. late 12th–13th cent.), legendary outlaw hero, is wellnigh impossible to identify, first because of the sparsity and peculiar nature of the evidence, and second because Robin quickly became a composite figure of an archetypal criminal, and then an outlaw hero....
J. C. Holt
F. L. M. Corbet
Le Druillenec, Harold Osmond (1911–1985), schoolmaster and concentration camp survivor, was born in the parish of St Ouen, Jersey, on 5 August 1911, the youngest of nine children of Vincent Le Druillenec, farm labourer, and his wife, Sainte-Fran?oise, née Sangan. His parents were originally from ...
MacGregor [later Campbell], Robert [known as Rob Roy] (bap. 1671, d. 1734), outlaw and folk hero, was the third son of Lieutenant-Colonel Donald Glas MacGregor (d. 1702) and his wife, Margaret (d. 1691), daughter of Archibald Campbell of Gleneaves...
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McCrea, Jane (1752
G. H. Martin
Tuck, Friar (fl. 15th cent.), legendary outlaw, may have originated in a real individual, but his mythic qualities as a member of Robin Hood's band are his own, and have become indelibly established in the popular mind. In the developed stories he enters the band, like other recruits, by a personal encounter with Robin Hood in which a contest of wits and physical prowess brings each to respect the other. Once in the greenwood, he dispenses joviality and brings a sly wisdom to the outlaws' councils. His clericity, ordinarily not much in evidence, gives him a status that strengthens rather than disturbs the structure of the band....