Medieval outlaws: the real Robin Hoods

As Ridley Scott's film Robin Hood hits the big screen with Russell Crowe as the legendary hero, Hugh Doherty looks at the judicial process of outlawry in medieval England and examines what it really meant to be declared an outlaw

Seal of Robert Fitz-Walter. Leader of the baronial opposition against King John and one of twenty-five sureties of Magna Carta. Died 9 December 1235.  (Photo by Culture Club/Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***

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