1349 - Matilda Robhood of Walsham le Willows
|Topic||Matilda Robhood of Walsham le Willows (Suffolk)|
By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2013-09-12. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-10-18.
[15 Jun. 1349:]
Isabella the daughter of William the miller held a messuage 2½a. of land by the rod; no heriot; heir is Robert Hereward chaplain, the son of Matthew, who pays 16d. fine for entry. Afterwards he surrendered the tenement to Matilda Rohood and her heirs; if she should die without an heir, the tenement shall revert to Robert's rightful heirs, pledge the Hayward.
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. 323.