1242 - John le Petit in Ireland
|Topic||John le Petit pays to have seisin of nephew's lands till the latter proved of age (Ireland)|
By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-11-03. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-08.
[4 Sep. 1242:]
Mandate to the justiciary of Ireland to enquire whether Ralph, son and heir of Nicholas le Petit, is of age, and if so, to take from him security to pay to the king 200 marks, to wit, 50 marks half-yearly from Easter next, whereby John le Petit, his uncle, made fine on his behalf, to have seisin of the lands and castles of the said Nicholas falling to him by inheritance, [and] to give him seisin of all lands and fees, castles and other things whereof the said Nicholas was seised on the day of his death, saving to the king the reliefs of the said lands.
Brackets as in printed source. Marginal note: "Sept 4. Bordeaux".
- 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.
- [Black, J. G.], compil.; [Isaacson, Robert F.], compil. Calendar of the Patent Rolls Preserved in the Public Record Office (London; London; Edinburgh; Dublin, 1906), p. 320.