1309 - Robert Hode of Alverthorpe (2)
From International Robin Hood Bibliography
|Topic||Robert Hode the Grave at Alverthorpe fined for breaking the earl's fold.|
Alverthorpe, now a Wakefield suburb.
By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2015-09-14. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2022-05-17.
Robert Hode the Grave, for breaking the Earl's fold, 12d.
Wakefield Manor court rolls; court held at Wakefield, (West Riding of Yorkshire), 29 June 1309. MS heading: 'Alverthorpe'.
The signification of 'grave' is no doubt that of OED2, grave, n.3, b.: "In certain parts of Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, each of a number of administrative officials formerly elected by the inhabitants of a township."
- Not included in Sussex, Lucy, compil. 'References to Robin Hood up to 1600', in: Knight, Stephen. Robin Hood: A Complete Study of the English Outlaw (Oxford, UK; Cambridge, Massachusetts: Blackwell, 1994), pp. 262-88.
- Baildon, William Paley, ed. Court Rolls of the Manor of Wakefield, vol. II: 1297 to 1309 (The Yorkshire Archæological Society, Record Series, vol. XXXVI) (Leeds, 1906), p. 219, and see p. 217.
- ↑ Baildon, William Paley, ed. Court Rolls of the Manor of Wakefield, vol. II: 1297 to 1309 (The Yorkshire Archæological Society, Record Series, vol. XXXVI) (Leeds, 1906), p. 219.
- ↑ Baildon (1906), p. 219, and for court location see p. 217.