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Robin Hood: The Unknown Templar

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The legendary hero of Sherwood Forest, Robin Hood, is a figure who has in equal measure attracted and baffled historians for decades. With the first mention of him coming in Old English ballads, it was long assumed that it was almost impossible that he ever existed at all, and that he firmly belonged in the realm of Errol Flynn, Kevin Costner, and even Mel Brooks movies. O ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by Peter Owen Publishers (first published 2009)
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Pete daPixie
Any historical study of the legend of a Robin Hood is set in the dark and shadowy middle ages. 'Robin Hood-The Unknown Templar' was a title that raised eyebrows and suspicions of Leigh and Baigent's publications.
John Paul Davis has written a very commendable study based on historical texts and ballads that, though unable to put flesh on bones, or even discount a fictional character, goes some way to place the legend into a more realistic setting than the view of the Saxon outlaw fighting the for
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John Paul Davis is the international bestselling author of six thriller novels and three historical biographies. His websites are www.johnpauldavisauthor.com and www.theunknowntemplar.com.

His first novel, The Templar Agenda, an historical thriller, has been ranked in the UK top 20, including top 3 in thrillers and number 1 in religious fiction. It has also appeared in the top 20 in religious ficti
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