1324 - Robert Hood of Newton (1)

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Date 1324
Topic Robert Hood of Newton and John at the Bar agree at court.
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Newton (Wakefield).

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2020-07-25. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-08.


John Attebarre and Robert Hode of Neuton (4d) agree.[1]

Source notes

Wakefield Manor court rolls; court held at Wakefield (West Riding of Yorkshire), on Friday, 13th July, 18 Edw. II [1324]. The entry occurs under the MS heading 'Alverthorp' (Alverthorpe).[2]

IRHB comment

On the reasonable assumption that the agreement reached refers to 1324 - Robert Hood of Alverthorpe (1), it is virtually certain that the Robin Hoods of Alverthorpe and Newton flourishing c. 1323-24 were one and the same man. The 4d paid are a fee for agreeing at court.



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