Tag: Pierce Egan

Robin Hood: The Academic Study of a Legend | Stephen Basdeo

What have historians said about Robin Hood, who he was, and the social and political context in which the early tales emerged?

The Sorrowful | S. S.

This poem was originally written in 1850 and published in the Home Circle, a magazine edited by Pierce Egan the Younger (1814-80): Ye by whom once the clear blue sky / And zephyrs of returning spring / Were hailed with joy, but now no more / Responses from the spirit bring.