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Robin Hood Audiobook

Robin Hood: The Arts

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One of the problems with today’s fast-paced society is how little time we actually have to devote to learning and gaining knowledge once we’re knee deep in our careers. iMinds’ series, luckily, is the perfect response to our ever-shrinking free time. In this episode, performed by the pleasant and engaging Ellouise Rothwell, listeners will get a compact yet thorough look at the myth and facts behind Robin Hood. Whether you’re looking for a quick program to listen to during the gym, on your commute, or you want to buff up your dinner party conversation repertoire, iMinds’ Robin Hood is a valuable addition to anyone’s collection.

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Learn about the story of Robin Hood with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. The story of Robin Hood is one of the most famous legends in the English language. The events of the legend place him in the regency of Prince John, when King Richard the Lionheart was away on crusade. This means if Robin Hood existed, he would have lived in the late twelfth century.

The legend of Robin Hood takes place in Sherwood Forest, near the city of Nottingham in the East Midlands, England. It is well known that Robin Hood and his band of merry men were outlaws in the forest. One version of the story states that Robin Hood was a Saxon who was treated unfairly by his Norman overlords.

The Normans conquered England in 1066, when William the Conqueror defeated Harold Godwinson at the Battle of Hastings. Following this, William became King of England. He set about stripping the old Saxon aristocracy of their land and titles, giving the honors to his Norman followers instead.

Perfect to listen to while commuting, exercising, shopping or cleaning the house.. iMinds brings knowledge to your MP3 with 8 minute information segments to whet your mental appetite and broaden your mind.

iMinds offers 12 main categories; become a Generalist by increasing your knowledge of Business, Politics, People, History, Pop Culture, Mystery, Crime, Culture, Religion, Concepts, Science and Sport. Clean and concise, crisp and engaging, discover what you never knew you were missing.

iMinds is the knowledge solution for the information age cutting through the white noise to give you quick, accurate knowledge .. Perfect your dinner party conversation, impress your boss - an excellent way to discover topics of interest for the future.

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