1309 - Anonymous - Annales Paulini

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Date 1309
Author Anonymous
Title Annales Paulini
Mentions Giles Argentine announced as or proclaimed King of the Greenwood at tournament

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2014-08-17. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-07.


Eodem anno [1309], vto kalendas Junii [May 28], fuit magnum hastiludium apud Stebbenhethe, domino Egidio de Argentein, qui dicebatur rex de viridi bosco, cum suis sociis veniente ex parte una contra omnes venientes.

[IRHB translation:]

The same year, on the fifth kalend of June, there was a large tournament at Stepney, Sir Giles Argentine, who was announced as King of the Greenwood, with his fellows coming from one side against all other comers.[1]

Source notes

The Annales Paulini are the annals of St Paul's Cathedral, London. Marginal note (MS): "Hastiludium apud Stebenhethe". Marginal note (editorial): "May 28. Tournament at Stepney."

IRHB comments

There is an almost identical entry in the Annales Londonienses. See this for discussion, comments, references to literature etc.



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