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Little John's grave at Hathersage in Derbyshire. Fictional character or real person?
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Feb 18 2007 21:13 GMT
Great find, thanks for sharing!
Feb 18 2007 21:17 GMT
what a great find!
Feb 18 2007 21:47 GMT
Thats amazing. I think he was probably real, and Robin O'er Hood a combination of a nobleman and thief.
The whole legend is a fabulous story in English history/folklore.
Feb 18 2007 22:34 GMT
He must be real!!!Looks like you had a good time up north mate!!!
Feb 19 2007 20:24 GMT
Great shot....very interesting!!!
Feb 19 2007 20:32 GMT
This reminds me of Queen Bodecia (boudeca) she is said to buried under Kings Cross Station in the UK, I have a relic that could prove this
Feb 21 2007 23:47 GMT
I'd say fiction character -- but then again, I'm a neophyte! :))
Feb 22 2007 00:13 GMT
Real - for sure!
I was surprised to find his grave here. I assumed the band of merry men were mainly based in Sherwood Forest and wouldn't have travelled as far as Hathersage.
Feb 22 2007 11:11 GMT
Sounds interesting (your relic) what is it?
Feb 22 2007 17:30 GMT
It is about the size of an old English 50p coin, and it is engraved with a chariot / horses and chariot driver
Feb 22 2007 17:34 GMT
I used to work in London when I was 17 years old, and Improvements were being made to the entrance hall of St pancras Station directly next door to Kings Cross, and the Item was uncovered during digging, it looked like it may have been attached to a belt or other type of garment as there was about 15 of the relics, I got one and the rest were grabbed by whoever.
Feb 26 2007 21:41 GMT
are you following me lol.... ive just got back from derby :P
Feb 26 2007 21:58 GMT
Would you mind posting a picture of your relic windows? I'd be fascinated!
Feb 28 2007 14:01 GMT
YES i will get it and take picture
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