Tag Archives: Robin Hood

Living Lore: Loxley – Robin Hood and a Witch ~ Gary Stocker

Continuing Gary Stocker’s Sunday series of posts on the folklore, ancient sites and legends of Britain. If you have similar stories to share from the area in which you live,  please read the footnote and send them in. Pretty much … Continue reading

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Guest author: John Bainbridge ~ Writing about Robin Hood

Thank you Sue for giving me this opportunity to talk about Robin Hood. I’ve just finished a book series The Chronicles of Robin Hood, comprising four individual volumes – Loxley, Wolfshead, Villain and Legend. In my books I’ve tried to … Continue reading

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A Walk to Robin Hood’s Grave ~ John Bainbridge

Reblogged from John Bainbridge, author of  The Chronicles of Robin Hood: Since we first discovered the area, we often walk up from the village of Orton, in Westmorland, to visit Robin Hood’s Grave. It’s of particular interest to me because … Continue reading

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“You shall not pass!”

It had taken us a while to find the place and there were several things here we really wanted to see, quite apart from the rocks themselves. It isn’t the easiest place to find. The formation is called Robin Hood’s … Continue reading

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Circles Beyond Time – Sorrow – by Helen Jones

Reblogged from Journey to Ambeth: This is the continued story of my weekend away with The Silent Eye. Please click here for instalment one and two. After the visit to Carl Wark and an excellent dinner, I returned to my … Continue reading

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A day in the Dark Peak – war and peace in Hathersage

The first record of a vicar at the church of St Michael and All Angels’ is mentioned in the list of incumbents that goes back to 1281, a hundred years before the building of the current structure was begun, though … Continue reading

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A day in the Dark Peak – Little John’s grave

The day of the meeting we gathered at the old Fox House inn high above the Derbyshire Dales; a place we plan on using as our base for the September workshop. The inn dates back to 1773 and its stones … Continue reading

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Robin Hood and the nightingale

It was undoubtedly lunchtime. We walked the short distance across the moor to where the car was parked, noting that the first of the heather was in bloom. Not the proper heather, of course… not the one that turns whole … Continue reading

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