Download e-book for kindle: Robin: Lady of Legend (The Classic Adventures of the Girl by R. M. ArceJaeger

By R. M. ArceJaeger

ISBN-10: 098373173X

ISBN-13: 9780983731733

What if Robin Hood wasn't the guy you suggestion him to be—what if he wasn't a guy at all?

Robin of Locksley is younger, headstrong, and approximately to obtain the worst birthday current of her existence. nonetheless suffering to outline herself in a society that believes ladies are healthy for little greater than governing a loved ones and bearing teenagers, she balks at her father's plans for her destiny, however the effects of her uprising turn out lethal. Hunted by means of either her father and the Sheriff, Robin is compelled to conceal her id and search shelter as an outlaw in Sherwood Forest.

Disguised as a lad for cover, Robin continues a cautious isolation from the area round her...until she percentages upon a tender boy being crushed to loss of life via the Sheriff's squaddies. Her rescue of the early life marks the start of her management in Sherwood woodland and of the unfortunates who search safe haven therein. Robin's endeavors to supply a lifetime of honor and function for her humans whereas helping the land's downtrodden win her excessive esteem, yet enrage the Sheriff of Nottingham, who plots a dangerous destiny for her and her band.

As the Sheriff's traps shut in round her and assassins search to carry her down, Robin needs to danger wasting love, management, and existence if she is to save lots of her humans and satisfy her future as one in all history's maximum heroes.

Alive with experience and chance, sword fights and heists, hatred and love, Robin: woman of Legend is the never-before-told story of the lady who turned Robin Hood.

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Amazon leap forward Novel Award Nominee for younger grownup Fiction (2012)

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4, pp. 673–4; D. Crouch, ‘Roger, Second Earl of Warwick (d. 1153)’, in ODNB, vol. 47, p. W. Hollister, ‘Warenne, William (II) de, Second Earl of Surrey [Earl Warenne] (d. 1138)’, in ODNB, vol. 57, p. 406. 105 The possibility is consistent with the politics of the early years of King Stephen’s reign (1135– 54). 108 Turning to Gaimar’s Estoire, a work certainly written during Stephen’s reign, more examples of enemies of Hereward whose historical existence and connections with Hereward are quite plausible can be found.

176. A variant of this name was Laiswold. ), in Derbyshire, Northamptonshire, Warwickshire, and Whitton in Lincolnshire; a tenancy later held in 1166 by his grandson Sewall (Sewaldus in Latin) from William I de Ferrers, Henry’s greatgrandson, and assessed then at nine knights’ fees. It is significant that Saswalo’s relatives appear in a number of twelfth-century documents associated with the Ferrers family, some of which show that they held land in Tutbury, the town associated in Gaimar’s Estoire with Hereward’s killer, Ralph de Dol.

134, 136; Roffe, 75 76 The Outlaw Hereward ‘the Wake’: His Companions and Enemies 27 of Ivo Taillebois as one of Hereward’s enemies in the Gesta Herwardi and Liber Eliensis is more than plausible. Another Norman lord who appears in the Gesta as hostile to Hereward, Robert Malet (d. 1105 x 1107), was the son and heir of William Malet, lord of GravilleSainte-Honorine, near Le Havre. 80 Like Ivo, Robert was a leading figure in the Norman regime in England and had strong ties by 1086, if not before, with the areas where Hereward was active.

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