1316 - Writ of aid to John le Petit, master of king's ship
|Topic||Writ of aid issued to John le Petit, master of the Michel of Westminster, in impressing mariners for taking victuals to Berwick-upon-Tweed|
By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2017-03-09. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-10-18.
Writ of aid until the Nativity of St. Mary in impressing mariners to man his ship for Roger Catur, master of a ship of the king called 'la Blie' of Westminster, whom the king is sending with other ships of his to take victuals to the town of Berwick-upon-Tweed for the strengthening thereof.
John le Petit, master of the ship called la Michel of Westminster.
Richard Golde, master of the ship called the ship of St. Peter of Westminster.
The master of the ship called la Margarete of Westminster.
Marginal note in printed source, p. 519: "July 21. Westminster". Italics as in printed source. IRHB's brackets. Membrane 32.
For the career of this John Little 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), pp. 519-20.