British Mythological Heroes and Villains
(and Historical ones who have gained near mythological status)

The United Kingdom has a rich history of heroic characters and their villainous enemies. Some are mythical figures, while others were real people whose lives and adventures have been retold and embellished so often that for most people the facts are indistinguishable from the fiction.

Arthurian Characters

Mythological Heroes, Villains and Monsters

Sherwood Stories (Tales from the Hood)

Historical Characters whose exploits have passed into myth



Hereward the Wake

Jack the Ripper

Rob Roy

Dick Turpin

William Wallace

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