1333 - Robert Hood of Newton (3)

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Date 1333
Topic William Templer sues Robert Hode because Robert's cattle trampled his corn.
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Newton (Wakefield) and Alverthorpe.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2020-07-30. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-08.


William Templer sues Robert Hode in a plea of trespass. He says that Robert's cattle trampled his corn to his damage 40d. Robert says he is not guilty; therefore inquisition.[1]

Source notes

Wakefield Manor court rolls; court held at Wakefield (West Riding of Yorkshire), on Friday the Feast of St Barnabas the Apostle, 7 Edward III, 4 June 1333. The entry occurs under the MS heading 'Bailiff'.[2]

IRHB comment

For this case see 1333 - Robert Hood of Newton (2), from which it is clear that Robert Hood of Newton was the defendant.



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