Robin Hood

Week 9: Medieval Heroes - Assignments - Reading - Resources - Images

The Prince and the Poacher: 2

Reading time:(2 minutes)

The poacher Dickon is taken into Nottingham, and is delivered into the hands of the evil King John.

Questions. Make sure you can answer these questions about what you just read:

  • why is the man Dickon going to be executed?
  • who is King John? what kind of character is he?
  • what prevents the executioner from hanging Dickon?

Source: Robin Hood #52 by Magazine Enterprises, Nov. 1955 (weblink).

Modern Languages / Anthropology 3043: Folklore & Mythology. Laura Gibbs, Ph.D. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License. You must give the original author credit. You may not use this work for commercial purposes. If you alter, transform, or build upon this work, you may distribute the resulting work only under a license identical to this one.
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