1315 - John Petit among disobedient mariners
|Topic||John Petit and other king's mariners bound over after contemning the commands of their superiors|
By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2017-03-08. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2019-04-27.
Writ de intendendo, under pain of forfeiture, directed to John Mot and his fellow mariners, for Humphrey de Littlebury and John Sturmy, captains and admirals of the king's fleet. The writ was issued in consequence of John Mot and his fellow mariners contemning the commands of the said Humphrey de Littlebury and John Sturmy as captains of the fleet, at which the king was much incensed.
William le Fissher, Luke de London, John Petit, Richard Golde, Richard de la Woses, and their fellow mariners.
Marginal note in printed text: "Oct. 8. King's Lynn"
The printed calendar has the five names at the bottom on separate lines, all enclosed in a tall, right-pointing curly brace to the right of which is the phrase "and their fellow mariners".
For the career of this John Little and for the name "de la Woses" see Little John the mariner (record texts).
- 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.
- [Handcock, G.F., compil.; Fowler, R.C., compil.; Maxwell-Lyte, Henry Churchill, introd.] Calendar of the Patent Rolls preserved in the Public Record Office: Edward II. A.D. 1313-1317 (London, 1898), p. 356.
- Little John the mariner (links)
- Criminals named Little John (links)
- Persons named Little John (links).