See Article History Robin Hood, legendary outlaw hero of a series of English ballads, some of which date from at least as early as the 14th century.
In his first appearance in the historical annals, in the biography of HideyoshiGoemon was referred to simply as a thief. As his legend became popular, various anti- authoritarian exploits were attributed to him, including a supposed assassination attempt against the Oda clan warlord Oda Nobunaga.
According to one of them, he was born as Sanada Kuranoshin in to a samurai family in service of the powerful Miyoshi clan in Iga Province. Inwhen his father possibly Ishikawa Akashi  was killed by the men of Ashikaga shogunate in some versions his mother was also killedthe year-old Sanada swore revenge and began training the arts of Iga ninjutsu under Momochi Sandayu Momochi Tamba.
He was however forced to flee when his master discovered Sanada's romance with one of his mistresses but not before stealing a prized sword from his teacher. He then moved to the neighbouring Kansai regionwhere he formed and led a band of thieves and bandits as Ishikawa Goemon, robbing the rich feudal lords, merchants and clerics, and sharing the loot with the oppressed peasants.
Goemon tried to assassinate Hideyoshi to avenge the death of his wife Otaki and the capture of his son, Gobei. He sneaked into Fushimi Castle and entered Hideyoshi's room but knocked a bell off a table. The noise awoke the guards and Goemon was captured. He was sentenced to death by being boiled alive in an iron cauldron along with his very young son, but was able to save his son by holding him above his head.
His son was then forgiven. When he entered Hideyoshi's room, he was detected by a mystical incense burner. He was executed on October 8 along with his whole family by being boiled alive. Then he stood with the body of the boy held high in the air in defiance of his enemies, until he eventually succumbed to pain and injuries and sank into the pot.
Before he died, Goemon wrote a famous farewell poem, saying that no matter what, there always shall be thieves. A tombstone dedicated to him is located in Daiunin temple in Kyoto. He is smoking an oversized silver pipe called a kiseru and exclaims "The spring view is worth a thousand gold pieces, or so they say, but 'tis too little, too little.
These eyes of Goemon rate it worth ten thousand! He also appears in the famous tale of the Forty-seven Roninfirst staged also in InGoemon appeared in the kabuki series of Japanese postage stamps. Goemon is the titular character of the long-running Konami video game series Ganbare Goemon as well as a television series based on it.
In the third Shinobi no Mono film, known in English as Goemon Will Never Die,  he escapes execution while another man is bribed to be boiled in his place.
Goemon appears in the video game series Samurai Warriors and Warriors Orochi where he is a self-proclaimed king of thieves, wielding a giant mace and a back-mounted cannonas well as in the video games Blood WarriorKessen III Ninja Master's: Ninja Love a romance option or the player character Shogun Warriorsand Throne of Darknesswhere he has been spared by Tokugawa Ieyasu on the condition that he would join the onimitsu.
Goemon is Yusuke Kitagawa's starting Persona in Persona 5. He primarily attacks with ice elemental magic and physical skills.
He wields a giant pipe as his weapon. Goemon is also an ancestor of Misaki Kureha in the anime series Divergence Eve and Misaki Chronicles where Goemon himself appears in two episodes. In the show Naruto, Jiraiya uses an attack called "Senpo: Goemon" which involves a stream of boiling-hot oil.Aug 21, · Watch video · The subject of ballads, books and films, Robin Hood has proven to be one of popular culture’s most enduring folk heroes.
Over the course of years, the outlaw from Nottinghamshire who robs. Whether Richard met the legendary outlaw Robin Hood in Sherwood Forest, we do not know, although film buffs call him ‘Richard of the Last Reel’ because he appears at the end of every Robin Hood film as the heroic, and supposedly victorious, crusader monarch returning to punish treacherous Prince John and the wicked Sherriff of Nottingham.
Robin Hood, legendary outlaw hero of a series of English ballads, some of which date from at least as early as the 14th century. Robin Hood was a rebel, and many of the most striking episodes in the tales about him show him and his companions robbing and killing representatives of authority and giving the gains to the poor.
Robin Hood was the legendary bandit of England who stole from the rich to help the poor. The stories about Robin appealed to common folk because he stood up against—and frequently outwitted—people in power. Robin Hood is an anthropomorphic fox who is the protagonist of the Disney animated feature film of the same name.
Although Robin Hood is often shown as an outlaw who chooses to rob from the rich to help the poor people, in this animated version, he is shown mainly attacking Prince John and.
Robin Hood and his Merry Men. This silent English short film was directed by Percy Stow () for the Clarendon Film Company, which he co-founded, in with H.V.
Lawley, and it marks the first appearance of Robin Hood on the screen.