1695 - Thoresby, Ralph - Diary

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Date 13-14 Feb. 1695
Author Thoresby, Ralph
Title Diary
Mentions Robin Hood's Well [Barnsdale]; Wentbridge; Doncaster; Sherwood Forest
Ralph Thoresby (from Wikipedia)

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2013-08-07. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-07.


       13. Morning, walked to cousin F.'s of Hunslet; rode with him and my other dear friends, Mr. Samuel Ibbetson and brother Thoresby, to Rodwell, where took leave of relations, thence through Medley, Pontefract, and Wentbridge (upon the famous Roman highway, and by the noted Robin Hood's well) to Doncaster, where we dined; thence by Bawtry, Scruby, Ranskall, to Barnby-on-the-Moor.
       14. After a weary night rose pretty early; rode over Shirewood Forest, by the noted Eel-pie-house [...][1]

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