The Adventures of Robin Hood

Factual error: At the archery contest, the range officer commands the archers to send arrows to the target with the command "Fire." This command did not come into use until the introduction of firearms - matchlocks - late in the 14th century. The command should have been "Loose", or the Middle English equivalent.

King Richard: My first command to you, my lord earl, is to take in marriage the hand of Lady Marian. What say you to that, Baron Of Loxley?
Robin Hood: May I obey all your commands with equal pleasure, sire!

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Trivia: The archery coach for the film was the famous master bowman Howard Hill (he successfully hunted an elephant with a longbow). He also performed the "trick" shots, and appears in the movie as the black-bearded archer Robin defeats in the "finals" of the archery contest.

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