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1344 - Robhodway (Walsham le Willows) (1)

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Date 1344
Topic Robhodway
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Walsham le Willows.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2016-12-10. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-07-28.

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[12 Apr. 1344:]
Thomas Fuller amerced 3d. for an encroachment at Staple way, digging on the common there, 4p. long and 4ft. wide, ordered etc., pledge the Hayward; and 3d. for making a pit on the common, digging clay at Robhodway; ordered. Walter Fuller amerced 3d. for the same. Roger the Prior of Ixworth did the same, ordered etc.[1]

IRHB comments

This and another 1344 entry in the court rolls are the only known records of this place-name. Presumably the road was named after the local Robhod family.[2]

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