1316 - Writ of aid to John le Petit, master of king's ship

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Date 1316
Topic Writ of aid issued to John le Petit, master of the Michel of Westminster, in impressing mariners for taking victuals to Berwick-upon-Tweed
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Westminster, the home port of the Michel, and Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2017-03-09. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2022-05-17.


[21 Jul. 1316:]
  Writ of aid until the Nativity of St. Mary in impressing mariners to man his ship for Roger Catur, master of a ship of the king called 'la Blie' of Westminster, whom the king is sending with other ships of his to take victuals to the town of Berwick-upon-Tweed for the strengthening thereof.
By K. [p. 520:]
  The like for the under-mentioned masters, viz.:—
   John le Petit, master of the ship called la Michel of Westminster.
   Richard Golde, master of the ship called the ship of St. Peter of Westminster.
   The master of the ship called la Margarete of Westminster.[1]

Source notes

Marginal note in printed source, p. 519: "July 21. Westminster". Italics as in printed source. IRHB's brackets. Membrane 32.

IRHB comments

For the career of this John Little see Little John the mariner (record texts).




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