The historical search for the legendary thief Robin Hood has appeared masses of possible names. One candidate includes the Yorkshire fugitive Robert Hod, also known as Hobbehod or Robert Hood of Wakefield. The large number of suspects is complicated further when the name Robin Hood became a common term for an outlaw. As literature began to add new characters to the story as Prince John and Richard the Lionheart the trail became more obscure. To this day nobody knows who this criminal really was.
Who was Robin Hood?