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" The saide Robert entertained an hundred tall men and good archers with such spoiles and thefts as he got, upon whom four hundred (were they ever so strong) durst not give the onset. "
Putnam's Home Cyclopedia ... - Page 506
by G.P. Putnam & Co - 1852
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Needwood Forest

Francis Noel Clarke Mundy - Needwood Forest - 1776 - 52 pages
...outlaws, among the which Robin Hood and Little John, renowned thieves, continued in woods despojling and robbing the goods of the rich. They killed none but...them, or by resistance for their own defence. The saide Robert entertained an hundred tall men and good archers with such spoiles and thefts as he got,...
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The Tatler, Volume 2

Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1804
...the dead and fabulous heroes, to the most famous among the real and the living. ADDISON AND STEELE. rich. They killed none but such as would invade them ; or by resistance for their own defence.' * The saide Robert entertained an hundred tall men and good archers with such spoiles and thefts as he got,...
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The Works of the Late Edward Dayes: Containing An Excursion Through the ...

Edward Dayes - Artists - 1805 - 359 pages
...appears to have lived about the time of Richard the First. " The said Robert entertained an hundred tall men and good archers, with such spoils and thefts as he got, upon whom four hundred, were they ever so strong, durst not * Ways, passes, or paths. not give the onset. He...
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A collection of epitaphs and monumental inscriptions, Volume 1

Collection - 1806
...outlaws, among 'the which Robin Hood and Little John, renowned thieves, continued in woods, despoyling and robbing the goods of the rich. They. killed none but...or by resistance for their own defence. " The said Robert entertained an hundred tall men, and good archers, willi such spoiles and thefts as he got,...
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A Collection of Epitaphs and Monumental Inscriptions, Historical ..., Volume 1

Epitaphs - 1806
...outlaws, among the which Robin Hood and Little John, renowned thieves, continued in woods, despoyling and robbing the goods of the rich. They killed none but...invade them : or by resistance for their own defence. as he got, upon whom four hundred, (were they ever so strong) durst not give the onset. He suffered...
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Ancient Ballads : Selected from Percy's Collection: With Explanatory Notes ...

Lady - Ballads, English - 1807 - 211 pages
...outlaws, among the which Robin Hood and little John, renowued theeves, continued in woods, despoyling and robbing the goods of the rich. They killed none but...them, or by resistance for their own defence. The saide Robert entertained an hundred tall men, and good archers, with such spoiles and thefts as he...
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The History and Antiquities of Scarborough, and the Vicinity

Thomas Hinderwell - Scarborough (England) - 1811 - 435 pages
...Stow, the old historian, gives the following account of him. " The said Robert entertained a, hundred tall men and good archers, with s.uch spoils and thefts as he got, upon whom four hundred, were they ever so strong, durst not give the onset. He suffered no woman to be oppressed,...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 1

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1812
...among " the which Robin Hood, and Little John, renowned " theeves, continued in woods, despoyling and robbing " the goods of the rich.. They killed none...would invade them, or by resistance for their own de" fence. " The saide Robert entertained an hundred tall men c 2 " and ' and good archers with such...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...out-lawes, among the which Robin Hood and Little John, renowned theeves, continued in woods, desfpoyling and robbing the goods of the rich. They killed none but such as would invade them; or bjr resistance for their own defence. " The said Robert entertained an hundred tall men and good archers...
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The History of Baptism

Robert Robinson - Baptism - 1817 - 566 pages
...robbed the abbies and castles of the rich, and relieved the poor. " Robin entertained a hundred men, and they killed none but such as would invade them, or by resistance for their own defence (9)." These men were in high favour with the common people, and it is very credible, that many ancient...
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