1374 - William Scarlet of Southampton

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Date 1374
Topic William Scarlet with mayor and bailiff of Southampton to be in charge of work on town wall
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By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-11-15. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-08.


[4 Feb. 1374:]
Appointment of William Bacon, mayor of Suthampton, William Mauneshull, bailiff thereof, Thomas Hoywode and William Scarlet [p. 406:] to take twenty hewers of stone in the county of Southampton for the works of the walls of the said town, put them to the works at the wages of the men of the town, there to stay as long as shall be necessary, and arrest all who are contrariant and commit them to prison until they find security to serve on the works.[1]

Source notes

Membrane 33 of the Patent Roll for 48 Edward III – Part I. Marginal note: "Feb. 4. Westminster". IRHB's brackets.



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