Princess of Thieves (2001)

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The story is set in 12th-century England, where the spirited 18-year-old Gwyn has inherited the beauty of her late mother, Marion, and the cunning bravery of her father, Robin Hood. After growing up in a monastery under the watchful eye of Friar Tuck and her best friend, Froderick, Gwyn is ready to follow in her father's footsteps, though Robin Hood would much rather see her become a proper lady. As a wounded King Richard nears death, Robin Hood and his Merry Men are summoned to ensure that his heir, the handsome and free-spirited Prince Philip, gains his rightful seat on the throne. But King Richard's brother, the evil and sinister Prince John, will stop at nothing to become king himself. He has enlisted the aid of Robin Hood's nemesis, the shrewd and villainous Sheriff of Nottingham, to assassinate Prince Philip. Robin Hood and his men are caught in a trap and are sentenced to death unless they betray Prince Philip to Prince John. The only one who can save Robin Hood and bring Philip to the throne is Gwyn, whose dazzling archery skills, quick wit, and indomitable passion will secure her place among the legends as "The Princess of Thieves."

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