1309 - Robert Hode of Alverthorpe (2)

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Date 1309
Topic Robert Hode the Grave at Alverthorpe fined for breaking the earl's fold.
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Alverthorpe, now a Wakefield suburb.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2015-09-14. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2022-05-17.


Robert Hode the Grave, for breaking the Earl's fold, 12d.[1]

Source notes

Wakefield Manor court rolls; court held at Wakefield, (West Riding of Yorkshire), 29 June 1309. MS heading: 'Alverthorpe'.[2]

IRHB comments

The signification of 'grave' is no doubt that of OED2, grave, n.3, b.: "In certain parts of Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, each of a number of administrative officials formerly elected by the inhabitants of a township."




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