Edward of Wickham

Real Name: Edward of Wickham

Identity/Class: Normal human

Occupation: Farmer, village headman.

Affiliations: Robin in the Hood, Robin's men

Enemies: Sheriff of Nottingham, Guy of Guisborne

Known Relatives: Matthew (son)

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Wickham, a small village on the edge of Sherwood Forest

First Appearance: Robin of Sherwood

Powers/Abilities: Good woodsman, decent fighter and archer.

History: Edward of Wickham was a farmer whose village lay on the edge of Sherwood Forest. The headman of Wickham, his village often gave assistance to the outlaw band led by Robin in the Hood.

Comments: An addition to the legend introduced in the Robin of Sherwood TV series. He was created by Richard Carpenter and played by Jeremy Bulloch (a.k.a. Star Wars' original Boba Fett). Had the series gone to a fourth season, the plan was for Edward to make the leap to being a full time member of Robin's band.


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