1407 - Richard del Lee of Nottingham

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Date 1407
Topic Richard del Lee of Nottingham.
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By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2017-06-30. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2022-05-17.


[13 Oct. 1407:]
Item dicunt, quod Henricus Wylford et Ricardus del Lee jactant cineres et fimum extra muros villatae in antra communia, in obturationem dictorum antrorum.

[W.H. Stevenson's translation:]
They also say, that Henry Wilford and Richard del Lea throw cinders and dung outside the walls of the township in the common caves, to the blocking up of the said caves.[1]

Source notes

The quoted passage is an item in a record with the editorial title "Roll of the Presentments of the Mickletorn Jury. 1407, October 13". The MS heading is "Inquisitio Magni Turni capta coram Johanne Samon, Majore villae Notynghamiae, die Jovis proximo post festum Sancti Wilfridi Episcopi, anno regni Regis Henrici Quarti post Conquaestum IX°, per XII. juratores" ("Inquest of the Great Tourn taken before John Samon, Mayor of the town of Nottingham, on Thursday next after the Feast of Saint Wilfrid the Bishop, in the 9th year of the reign of King Henry the Fourth after the Conquest by 12 jurors")[2].


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