1317 - Robert Hood of Newton (3)

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Date 1317
Topic Robert Hood of Newton pays for permission to dig coal in the common.
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Newton (Wakefield) and Alverthorpe.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2019-02-11. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-08.


Robert Hood of Neuton gives 6s 8d for leave to dig coal on the common in a pit taken long since [de antiquo capto].[1]

Source notes

Wakefield Manor court rolls; court held at Wakefield (West Riding of Yorkshire), on Friday the Morrow of the Translation of St Thomas the Martyr [July 7], 11 Edward II. The entry appears under the heading "Alvirthorpe".[2] Membrane 12d. Brackets and italic type as in printed source.



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