The KISS Grammar Workbooks
An Exercise in Punctuation and Capitalization

Stories of Robin Hood Told to the Children
by Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
The Opening Sentences of Chapter One:
How Robin Hood Came to Live in the Green Wood

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     very many years ago there ruled over england a king who was 

called richard coeur de lion  coeur de lion is french and means

lion-hearted it seems strange that an english king should have a 

french name but more than a hundred years before this king 

reigned a french duke named william came to england defeated 

the english in a great battle and declared himself king of all that 

southern part of britain called england