Prince of Thieves

The Roper Report

Interesting advice from classic historical fiction about how to build your local ShieldWall Network franchise, using courage, integrity, and not excluding potential members based on class or occupation or educational background. How to gain the support of the community, and the loyalty of your own men.

A quick plot synopsis for you: King Richard the Lionheart has been out of England, waging war as part of the Crusades. He is captured and held for ransom when he attempts to return home. His brother, Prince John wants to seize the throne and be crowned king. The prince is aided and abetted by the Sherriff of Nottingham.

Robin, or Sir Robin of Locksley, is a nobleman who can’t stand by while Prince John savages the countryside, torturing the people into compliance, stealing their crops and animals and daughters, and forcing them to pay ruinous taxes.

Robin assembles a band of Merry Men…

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