1279 - Robert Hode juror for Wark in Northumberland

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Date 1279
Topic Robert Hode juror for Wark in Northumberland
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Wark on Tweed.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2013-08-16. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2022-05-17.


VILLATA DE WERK. Rogerus le Pestur, ballivus, juratus.
Robertus Hode, jur'.

[IRHB translation:]
Vill of Wark. Roger Pestur, bailiff, sworn.
Robert Hode, jur[or].[1]

Source notes

The year is 7 Edward I, i.e. 20 November 1278 to 19 Nov. 1279.

IRHB comments

There are two Warks in Northumberland: Wark on Tweed and Wark on Tyne. Two of Robert Hode's co-jurors are surnamed "de Pressefenne", and there is a place named Pressen just 3 km SSW of Wark on Tweed, so the latter is most probably the locality intended.