Godfrey kills Sir Walter Locksley (Max von Sydow).
King John makes an alliance of the regions of England by promising to lift his taxes on them if they fight against the French invasion.
The invasion is interrupted by an attack from the English, where Robin (Russell Crowe) kills Godfrey by shooting an arrow, at long range, through his neck.
John turns on his promise and declares Robin to be an outlaw of the people. And so the legend begins...