What does Robin Hood in archery mean?

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To hit a bullseye once, then hit it again by splitting the shaft of the previous arrow down the middle.
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Who was Robin Hood?

Robin Hood, Fictional Outlaw * Born: c. 1100 A.D. * Birthplace: England, Locksley * Best Known As: Cheerful robber of Sherwood Forest Robin Hood is a legendary folk hero, a good-hearted outlaw wholives in England's Sherwood Forest and "robs from the rich andgives to the poor." He loves Maid Maria (MORE)

What did Robin Hood do?

Robin Hood was a fictional character that began in the 1200's as an oral poem. Through the years the story has changed and characters added to it. In fact, the story is still evolving because of movies and new additions of characters.

Description of Robin Hood?

I'm not sure whether you are talking about Robin Hood of Sherwood Forest or the movie, but Robin Hood was in my family tree. He wore green tights, a pointed hat, and was an expert bowman.

Did Robin Hood have a daughter?

My novel THE ROBIN HOOD CHRONICLES is based on the eight oldest ballads about Robin Hood. Internal evidence in them dates the action to 1323. There was a Robyn Hod documented in that year; he was married to a woman named Mathilda. There is no record of their having had any children. -- Sam Sackett

How many ballads are there about Robin Hood?

a 19th Century ballad scholar collected 38 separate ballads. In this century it would seem that there are many more than this. However, most, if not all of them are based on variations of an original theme. Further, your choice of the word 'ballad' in your question has been interpreted as meaning 't (MORE)

Why was Robin Hood famous?

He is a man that stole from the rich people who were mean and gave the riches to the poor and unhealthy!

Is it Robin Hood or Robin Wood?

It is Robin Hood, if you are talking about folklore or movies about medieval England. It is Robin Wood, if you are talking about Buffy and Vampires. To be completely accurate if you are talking about the outlaw it should be Robert Hode. A pardon has been found for him, he took part in the Peasan (MORE)

Robin hood did what?

Robin Hood was a fictional character that began in the 1200's as an oral poem. Through the years the story has changed and characters added to it. In fact, the story is still evolving because of movies and new additions of characters.

What was Robin Hood?

i dont know what it is but who he is. Robin Hood stole from the rich and gave to the poor.

Why is Robin Hood called Robin Hood?

(nice try, but read on after this answer) Because he was 'robin' the 'hood'... ( Rob b in g the [rich in the] neighbor hood ) I won't take that away, it sounds cute, But Robin Hood was an assumed name to protect his family and heritage, He came from money and power, Saxon nobility and he was kno (MORE)

How did robin hood becom robin hood?

Robin Hood was a fictional character that began in the 1200's as an oral poem. Through the years the story has changed and characters added to it. In fact, the story is still evolving because of movies and new additions of characters.

How do you score a Robin Hood in Archery?

A Robin Hood is scored when one arrow enters and splits an arrow already in the target. the second arrow scores the same as the first ie if the first arrow is in Gold then the second arrow must also be in gold. this is a very rare event

Robin Hood where was robin hood buried?

alleged to be buried at kirklees priory, or rather where the old priory was situated near cooper bridge in west yorkshire. Supposedly buried next to the highway (path) that goes through kirklees wood, there is an unnamed grave, which is said to be that of robin hood

Robin Hood evidence that robin hood existed?

None. The story comes from the 1200's when it was an oral poem. People couldn't read so stories were created that were poems. They were easy to remember and to retell. Through the ages the story has changed. Characters have been added, changed, and forgotten. In modern times the story keeps changing (MORE)

Who was robin hoods rival?

Or if your prefer to use the convenient spell checker above your answer might be... The Sheriff of Nottingham

What evidence is there that Robin Hood existed?

A recently discovered note found in the margin of a medieval history book may help to answer some of the doubts. Julian Luxford, an art history lecturer at St Andrews University, found the short note that had been scribbled in the book by a monk around 1460. The note said: "Around this time, acco (MORE)

Was Robin Hood a highwayman?

n he was'nt he was until he got fired The only reason Robin Hood is not a highway man is because in his day highways hadn't yet been invented. (Actually the Roman had highways but once their Empire collapsed nobody built highways again for a long long time). But in every other way Robin Hood (MORE)

How did the story of Robin Hood begin?

The story of Robin Hood is very old and has nothing to do with men in tights, or Merrie old England. It is part of the ancient myth of the Divine Child - and so is the story of Jesus, of course - which dates it back to the stone age and beyond.

Is Robin Hood a real man?

Robin Hood is a heroic outlaw in English folklore. There is no evidence that he actually existed as a person.

Why is Robin Hood not a thief?

Robin Hood is not actually considered a thief because he 'steals from the rich, to give to the poor' and (supposedly) does not personally profit from the crime.

Did Robin Hood have any cousins?

Actually there is one cousin that I know of. She was a nun and when Robin was sick he went to her for medical attention. She bled him which was erroneously believe to be a valid medical procedure in those days and she is therefore blamed to have contributed to his death.

What was Robin Hood reallb name?

His real name in the folk story is Robin of Locksley If you are referring to actual person who the story was molded around, as many believe it is, I don't know that name.

Who starred in Robin Hood films?

The character has been portrayed many times. I'll start a list and hope that others contribute . Douglas Fairbanks . Errol Flynn . Russel Crowe . Cary Elwes . Kevin Costner

Was Robin Hood a super hero?

well .... i really don't know what you call it if you rob the rich and give their money the poor well now that i think about it he's ...... half and half he does a good deed but after does a bad so he's in between not a bad guy but not a hero so robin hood is half and half

Was Robin Hood a thief?

Yes and No because he tried to help out the unfortunate while he did steal it from the rich.

Does Robin Hood listen to music?

Robin Hood had a minstrel player who played music on the minstrel, similar to the guitar, only a lot older musical instrument.

Why is Robin Hood fake?

Robin Hood, is not entirely fake but he is just a legend that is meant to tell a story about a certain medieval era and there is not enough historical evidence to prove his existence.

Was Robin Hood in the medieval times?

Robin Hood is regarded as a fictional character who may have been based on a real person. His story is dated to the time when King Richard I was away on crusade and being held hostage in the Holy Roman Empire. This was the period of 1190 to 1194 AD, during what is called the High Middle Ages. The mi (MORE)

Is Robin Hood a villain or hero?

If you read the book - he is a hero. If he accosted you and robbed you of your money - he's a villain. I suppose by definition you could call him an anti-hero. He did the right thing, but he did technically bad things to do it. If you played DnD, you would say that he had a Chaotic Good alignmen (MORE)

What did Robin Hood believe in?

he believed that the during medieavil times, the royal famlies had to much power and money and that they were to greedy and mean towards the poor, especally with taxes . So he stole maoney from the rich and gave it to the poor.

How did robin hoods bay get its name?

There is no record of how Robin Hood's Bay got its name. There is a ballad, in which Robin Hood goes fishing, encounters French pirates who have robbed poor people along the coast, and gets them to surrender. In the ballad, he gives their loot to the people at Robin Hood's Bay. But, of course, we do (MORE)

Who did Robin Hood grow up with?

Robin Hood was/is a story that began in1226 as a oral tale. It was a rhyme told in story form, so there is no "family" or boyhood for Robin Hood. Many of the characters we know have been added through the ages as the story changed.

What is the princesses name in Robin Hood?

The "princess" you are probably referring to is the Maid Marian. The only actual princesses during the time of Robin Hood would have been the wife of King Richard I, Berengaria of Navarre; and the wives of Prince John, Isabel of Gloucester and Isabella of Angoulême. However, none of these offi (MORE)

How does Robin Hood win the archery contest?

Robin Hood won the Archery contest by shooting His arrow into the middle of the target and scoring the highest score which is 180. Because he won that he got is golden arrow!

Where did Robin Hood get the hood from?

Robin Hood was a fictional character that began in the 1200's as an oral poem. Through the years the story has changed and characters added to it. In fact, the story is still evolving because of movies and new additions of characters. In the 1200's men who were highway robbers were all called "hoods (MORE)

What does the hood mean in Robin Hood?

Robin Hood was a fictional character that began in the 1200's as an oral poem. Through the years the story has changed and characters added to it. In fact, the story is still evolving because of movies and new additions of characters. The term "hood" in the 1200's was used as a name to call people w (MORE)

Did Robin Hood start archery?

No, Archery was in use many thousands of years before the Robin Hood tales. Archery was in use as far back as Human recorded History goes.