1323 - John Littlejohn looting at Beverley
|Topic||John Littlejohn among men accused of breaking into the park of the archbishop of York at Beverley and carrying away deer|
By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-11-17. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2019-04-27.
Commission of oyer and terminer to William de Herle, John de Donecastre, Geoffrey le Scrop and Robert de Scorburgh, on complaint by William, archbishop of York, that Thomas le Rede of Raskhill, John Littel Johan, Robert son of Robert de Stutevill, Nicholas de Stutevill and Hugh 'Robertknavestutevill,' with others, broke his park at Beverley, co. York, hunted therein and carried away deer. By K.Afterwards on 16 November following, the king being at Nottingham, Adam de Hoperton was associated in the above commission. [Parl Writs.]
Membrane 5d of the Patent Roll for 16 Edward II – Part II. Marginal note: "June 1. York". Brackets and italics as in printed source.
- 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.; Handcock, G.F., compil.; Maxwell-Lyte, Henry Churchill, introd.] Calendar of the Patent Rolls preserved in the Public Record Office: Edward II. A.D. 1321-1324 (London; Edinburgh; Dublin, 1904), p. 317.