He is famous as Prince John in the stories of Robin Hood.
In the stories he is a wicked and foolish prince who taxes the people of England unfairly. Some historians say John was just as foolish in real life. Others say he was simply unlucky!
After the death of Richard he ruled England
as king John from 1199 to 1216.
God fearing A good judge of character A good soldier In Medieval times people expected their kings to have certain qualities Rich – but not greedy! Fit and strong Inspiring! Hardworking Brave Wise Firm – but fair!