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Old Oct 29, '10, 9:04 pm
Dale_M Dale_M is offline
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Default Re: What order did Friar Tuck belong to?

Originally Posted by Warrenton View Post
I think the reference "friar" may just come down to us from the Norman french "frere" - brother. The "title" of a monk is "brother." Later, it took on a more technical meaning.
That would explain the confusing reference in the ballad I had mentioned earlier.
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