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Published by Dorset Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Folklore,
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • Sociology

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8133458M
ISBN 10088029454X
ISBN 109780880294546

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Wonderfully written and beautifully presented, The Outlaws of Medieval Legend brings the popular heroes of the Middle-Ages to life. Featuring both famous - Robin Hood and William Wallace - and now forgotten rogues such as Gamelyn and Fulke Fitzwarin, this book explains the popularity of these semi-mythical figures, and how their stories appealed to the common people of the Middle by: "The Outlaws of Medieval Legend" explores not only the notorious Robin Hood and William Wallace, but also some now forgotton rogues such as Gamelyn and Fulke Fitzwarin. Apart from William Wallace, the heroes of the outlaw legends did not play a leading role on the historical stage. Since this book first appeared in , there has been a good deal of interest displayed by English historians in the subject of medieval outlaws and the Robin Hood legend. My book, and the views that I have expressed in it, have been the subject of criticism, some of it harsh and much of it, as I now recognise, fully justified.   Wonderfully written and beautifully presented, The Outlaws of Medieval Legend brings the popular heroes of the Middle-Ages to life. Featuring both famous - Robin Hood and William Wallace - and now forgotten rogues such as Gamelyn and Fulke Fitzwarin, this book explains the popularity of these semi-mythical figures, and how their stories appealed to the common people of the Middle : $

Wonderfully written and beautifully presented, The Outlaws of Medieval Legend brings the popular heroes of the Middle-Ages to life. Featuring both famous - Robin Hood and William Wallace - and now forgotten rogues such as Gamelyn and Fulke Fitzwarin, this book explains the popularity of these semi-mythical figures, and how their stories appealed to the common people of the Middle Ages. The outlaws of the medieval legend. [Maurice Keen] This fascinating book explains the popularity of the likes of Robin Hood and William Wallace, and many other lesser known rogues, # Outlaws (in religion, folk-lore, etc.)\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. Wonderfully written and beautifully presented, The Outlaws of Medieval Legend brings the popular heroes of the Middle-Ages to life. Featuring both famous - Robin Hood and William Wallace - and now forgotten rogues such as Gamelyn and Fulke Fitzwarin,. The popular heroes of the Middle Ages were semi-mythical figures. The Outlaws of Medieval Legend explores not only the famous Robin Hood and William Wallace, but also some now forgotten rogues such as Gamelyn and Fulke Fitzwarin. Apart from William Wallace, the heroes of the outlaw legend were not men who played a leading role on the historical stage.

  Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The outlaws of medieval legend by Maurice Hugh Keen, November , Routledge Kegan & Paul edition, Paperback in English - New Ed editionPages: The Outlaws of Medieval Legend Maurice Hugh Keen Limited preview - The Outlaws of Medieval Legend Maurice Keen Limited preview - All Book Search results » About the author () Maurice Keen is Tutor in Medieval History, and Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford University. He lives in the United Kingdom.3/5(2).   Wonderfully written and beautifully presented, The Outlaws of Medieval Legend brings the popular heroes of the Middle-Ages to life. Featuring both famous - Robin Hood and William Wallace - and now forgotten rogues such as Gamelyn and Fulke Fitzwarin, this book explains the popularity of these semi-mythical figures, and how their stories appealed to the common people of the Middle by: The next two outlaws of my book in chronological order are Fulk Fitzwarin and Eustace the Monk (both born, probably, about ). Professor Glyn Burgess, in the introductions to his new translations of their two romances, Two Medieval Outlaws (), has brought together a much fuller and more informed account than I offer of the lives and Author: Maurice Keen.