PG | | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Robin Hood, aging none too gracefully, returns exhausted from the Crusades to woo and win Maid Marian one last time.
James Goldman had already written The Lion in Winter (1968), which included the characters of Richard and John Plantagenet in their younger years.
Sheriff of Nottingham:
Robin, you're still a free man. Let me have her and you can go.
Robin Hood: You know I can't do that.
Sheriff of Nottingham: Well, then, I shall have to hunt you down.
Robin Hood: Good hunting, Sheriff.
Sheriff of Nottingham: God help you, Robin.
Robin Hood: If He will.
Sir Ranulf: So that's Robin Hood. He's a dead man.
Sheriff of Nottingham: Yes... but not just anyone's...
Although the Romans had tried to grow vines as far north as Lincolnshire (east of Nottinghamshire), by the date of this story the vineyards could not have been as luxuriant and widespread as those Robin and John pass when they see Nottingham.