Gaspard de Besse: Robin Hood of Provence
Contributor blog post by Margo Lestz:
Just like Robin Hood, Gaspard de Besse robbed from the rich (who detested him) and gave to the poor (who adored him). But while Robin Hood’s roots are shrouded in mystery, there’s no doubt about the identity of our French outlaw. …Continue reading here for details on France’s Robin Hood character, born in Besse-sur-Issole he lived in Toulon, and it was there that the stories of robbing the rich to benefit the poor. Find out if Gaspard was a criminal or a hero in Margo’s story.
Via:: The Curious Rambler