Department of History

Local history seminar - Saturday 13 January 2018

Lenton Grove, NG7 2RD, University Park
Saturday 13th January 2018 (10:00-12:30)
Professor John Beckett



David Crook (University of Nottingham)

Robin Hood: the local legend and the sources

An illustrated talk about the origins of the legend associating the outlaw with the Nottinghamshire village of Edwinstowe, followed by an introduction to some of the sources for the history and geographical location of the legend in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire and elsewhere.

Dr David Crook is an Honorary Research Fellow in History at the University of Nottingham following a career at The National Archives. He is engaged in writing a book on the origins of the Robin Hood legend.

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Admission is £5 and includes refreshments. Booking is not required. 

These seminars are open to all with an interest in local and regional history.

Department of History

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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