Robin Hood's mile
By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2014-10-16. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-07-28.
Robin Hood's mile is a mile considerably longer than the reconized length, perhaps even, as Dobson & Taylor suggest, "a mile of several times the recognized length". Presumably this expression has itrs background in exaggerated claims about Robin Hood's flight shooting abilities.
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- Dobson, R.B., ed.; Taylor, J., ed. Rymes of Robyn Hood: an Introduction to the English Outlaw (London, 1976), p. 291.