1378 - John Pety of Staffordshire

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Date 1378
Topic John Pety and others falsely indicted by their enemies.
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By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-11-20. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2022-06-10.


[15 Apr. 1378:]
To the sheriff of Stafford. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of John Burgyloun, William Walsale, Nicholas Hampton and Robert Russell of Staffordshire, in favour of Richard de Burmyncham clerk, John Filot clerk, John de Ibstokc, John Pety and John Frensheman indicted, by procurement of their enemies as it is shown on their behalf, for abetting in the death of John Bowyere of Lichefeld slain by Thomas Rogerisservant Marchal of Walsale, who is not yet convicted, and for harbouring the said Thomas, and the said Richard for harbouring the other defendants, according to the statute of Westminster containing that those so indicted shall be replevisable until the principals be convicted.[1]

Source notes

Membrane 7d of the Close Roll for 1 Richard II. Marginal note: "April 15. Westminster". Italics as in printed source. Index of printed source has cross reference to 'Pety' under Petit.[2]



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