1342 - John Robhood of Walsham le Willows
|Topic||John Robhood of Walsham le Willows (Suffolk)|
By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2013-09-12. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-07-12.
[15 Apr. 1342:]
John Robhood pays 6d. fine for repossessing 1a. of land, out of the lord's hands, [taken] because he sold it to Thomas Hereward without leave, pledge the Hayward. [...] Thomas Hereward amerced 3d. for unlawful detention of a gate, worth 7d., from John Robhood, the loss assessed at 8d.; ordered to raise.
Brackets as in printed source, except ellipses added by IRHB.
The Robhoods of Walsham le Willows (Suffolk) occur frequently in the manor court rolls throughout the period covered (1316-99). For full discussion, genealogy and listings of records, see Robhoods of Walsham le Willows (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.
- Lock, Ray, ed.; Bailey, Mark, general ed. The Court Rolls of Walsham le Willows 1303-1350 (Suffolk Records Society, vol. XLI) (Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1998), p. 257.