This event has finished Took place on: Tuesday, 1st May 2018
The rulers of the medieval English kingdom discouraged resistance to authority by the widespread use of execution, outlawry, and exile. Yet medieval English society also applauded such resistance. Encapsulated in the tales of Robin Hood, the good outlaw is loyal, courageous, and clever; while the authorities he outwits are disloyal, cowardly, and stupid, using the cover of the law to behave corruptly.
Examination of the outlaw in medieval literature tells us much about the mentality of the medieval English mind.
No reservations are required for this lecture. It will be run on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.
Doors will open 30 minutes before the start of the lecture.
Cost: Free of Charge
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More information at this website.2018-05-01 2018-05-01 Europe/London In Search of the Medieval Outlaw: The Tales of Robin Hood Examination of the outlaw in medieval literature tells us much about the mentality of the medieval English mind. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2018/05/01/in-search-of-the-medieval-outlaw-the-tales-of-robin-hood-161750 Museum of London,150 London Wall, London,London,London