1315 - John Petit among disobedient mariners

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Date 1315
Topic John Petit and other king's mariners bound over after contemning the commands of their superiors

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2017-03-08. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-08.


[8 Oct. 1315:]
  Writ de intendendo, under pain of forfeiture, directed to John Mot and his fellow mariners, for Humphrey de Littlebury and John Sturmy, captains and admirals of the king's fleet. The writ was issued in consequence of John Mot and his fellow mariners contemning the commands of the said Humphrey de Littlebury and John Sturmy as captains of the fleet, at which the king was much incensed.
By K. & C.
  The like directed to the under-mentioned mariners, viz.:—
William le Fissher, Luke de London, John Petit, Richard Golde, Richard de la Woses, and their fellow mariners.[1]

Source notes

Membrane 20.
Marginal note in printed text: "Oct. 8. King's Lynn"
The printed calendar has the five names at the bottom on separate lines, all enclosed in a tall, right-pointing curly brace to the right of which is the phrase "and their fellow mariners".

IRHB comments

For the career of this John Little and for the name "de la Woses" see Little John the mariner (record texts).



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