1380 - Escheator Robert Loxle (2)
|Topic||Robert Loxle, escheator in Surrey and Sussex, ordered to give to heirs a third of a knight's fee in Ore and [the now lost] manor of Wigzell, etc.|
By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-11-22. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2022-06-10.
To Robert de Loxle escheator in Surrey and Sussex. Like order concerning knights' fees etc. [sc. to give to Thomas and Eleanor livery of the third part of one knight's fee'] in Wiggesele and Ore co. Sussex, Clopham, Kyrsalton, Waunebeurgh and Horslegh co. Surrey [...]
Membrane 41 of the Close Roll for 4 Richard II. Enrolled 22 June at Westminster. IRHB's brackets.
It is not clear where the manor of 'Wiggesele' was located, but Google will tell you that the surname 'Wigzell' is still extant in the southeast of England.
- Not included in Sussex, Lucy, compil. 'References to Robin Hood up to 1600', in: Knight, Stephen. Robin Hood: A Complete Study of the English Outlaw (Oxford, UK; Cambridge, Massachusetts: Blackwell, 1994), pp. 262-88.
- [Bird, W.H.B., ed.; Flower, C.T. ed.; Maxwell-Lyte, Henry Churchill, introd.]. Calendar of the Close Rolls, preserved in the Public Record Office: Richard II. Vol. I. A.D. 1377-1381 (London and Cardiff; Edinburgh; Dublin, 1914), p. 393.