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In the role-playing sense of parties of particularly various skilled people going around and killing animals, killing bandits, sorting out various awkward local political/military problems and finding old places with a considerable unofficial status. Accounts of such adventurers without a heavy dose of fantasy/myth (confirmed to have existed similar to the detail but can be larger the life as person and in achievements) please? Such as a group with a warrior, ranger, cleric (religious man), magician(maker of burning materials) who only travels on land and wasn't sent for a specific mission alone but rather sought many different missions from people who weren't necessarily a lord or king- though not quite as limited to the four members mentioned and basically mercenaries That rules out a lot of commented adventures.

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    @MarkC.Wallace I agree with leaving it open. I think the intent of the question is quite clear, and it should be possible to answer it, given the right knowledge.
    – o0'.
    May 9 '15 at 10:37
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    For this to be a viable question you must explain how and why any or all of the following are not obvious answers: Christopher Columbus, Ponce de Leon, Pizarro, Cortez, Marco Polo, John Cabot, Henry Hudson, Lewis and Clarke, Edmund Hillary, Wyatt Earp et al, Calamity Jane, Wild Bill Hickok, etc. Even the James Younger gang could be considered an evil band of adventurers. May 9 '15 at 15:10
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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it fails to explain how every band of either adventurers or outlaws in history is not a trivial answer. May 9 '15 at 15:18
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    Like Linvingstone's and Stanley's explorations? For most of the history, there has been regions were travel was dangerous and that did mean that people would chose to organize expeditions, but usually they did not go there for the sake of adventure.
    – SJuan76
    May 9 '15 at 17:13
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    The first Saudi king? The Norman diaspora? The spread of Islam? The Crusades? William the conqueror? What you call a group of bandit, I call a party of adventurers
    – MCW
    May 9 '15 at 18:13