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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, 2018-07-28.

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[1309:]
Robert Hode the Grave, for breaking the Earl's fold, 12d.[1]

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Wakefield Manor Court at Wakefield, (West Riding of Yorkshire), 29 June 1309, under the heading "Alverthorpe".[2]

IRHB comments

The signification of 'grave' is here almost certainly 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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