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So we have agreed that he who has skill enough to go to Nottingham, an outlaw, and win the prize at archery, shall be our chief.
So Rob fell to planning how he could disguise himself to go to Nottingham town; for he knew that the Foresters had even then set a price on his head in the market-place.
The Sheriff of Nottingham posted a reward of two hundred pounds for the capture, dead or alive, of one Robert Fitzooth, outlaw.
Such shooting as this was not seen every day in Nottingham town.
Now the Sheriff of Nottingham swore that he himself would bring this knave Robin Hood to justice, and for two reasons: first, because he wanted the two hundred pounds, and next, because the forester that Robin Hood had killed was of kin to him.
Now he met a fair buxom lass in a shady lane, and each gave the other a merry word and passed their way; now he saw a fair lady upon an ambling pad, to whom he doffed his cap, and who bowed sedately in return to the fair youth; now he saw a fat monk on a pannier-laden ass; now a gallant knight, with spear and shield and armor that flashed brightly in the sunlight; now a page clad in crimson; and now a stout burgher from good Nottingham Town, pacing along with serious footsteps; all these sights he saw, but adventure found he none.
That will we presently see," quoth Robin, "and meanwhile stand thou where thou art, or else, by the bright brow of Saint AElfrida, I will show thee right good Nottingham play with a clothyard shaft betwixt thy ribs.
And now I will tell how the Sheriff of Nottingham three times sought to take Robin Hood, and how he failed each time.
27) 'Faith, Hope, and Charity', 'Dramatic Representations', Letter to the Editor, Nottingham and Midland Counties Daily Express, 16 October 1865, p.
Nottingham Trent University, in the UK, announced on Tuesday (23 September) the future launch of the first pilot of a WiMAX based broadband network in the area of Nottingham, with the network infrastructure developed in conjunction with Intel Corporation (Nasdaq:INTC).
Billingham Bombers were savaged in an 8(0 defeat at the hands of Nottingham Lions in their first outing of 2007.
ROLLING into Nottingham on the train I was reminded of the Mel Brooks film Robin Hood, Men in Tights.
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