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1353 - John Robhood of Walsham le Willows

Date 1353
Topic John Robhood of Walsham le Willows (Suffolk)
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Walsham le Willows.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2013-09-30. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2019-04-27.


[9 Oct. 1353:]
John Fraunceys in mercy because he was summoned for winter work and did not
come;4 Robert Payn amerced 2d., William Swift \condoned because thresher/,
Adam Pidelak 2d., Olivia of Cranmer*. Simon White \condoned because
thresher/, John Margery 3d., John at the Meadow*, William Lene [2] 3d., John
Noble \condoned/, Walter Rampolye 2d., Robert Rampolye [2] the elder 2d.,
Joan Smith 3d., Thomas Noble 1d., John Pach 2d., John Shucford 2d., William
Elys 3d., Agnes Clevehog \condoned/, Richard Qualm*, Robert Rampolye [1]*,
John Patel [1]*, John Terwald*, John Robhood 1d., Robert Kembald*, Adam
Echeman 3d., William Cook [1] the elder 1d., Matthew Gilbert*, Nicholas Fuller
3d., Robert Lene [1] 3d., Edmund Lene 2d., Alice Pye*, William Warde*,
William Jay 3d., Robert Warde 1d. for the same.[1]

Source notes

The John Robhood concerned in this entry is the first of that name known from the court rolls. One of his sons was also named John.[2] "\" and "/" indicate MS insertions. Lock's brackets. Lock's note 4: "Against John's name, and others, is inserted 'condoned because the greater part completed'; the names of the others similarly endorsed are indicated by an asterisk."[3]

IRHB comments

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).




Also see


  1. Lock, Ray, ed.; Bailey, Mark, general ed. The Court Rolls of Walsham le Willows 135-1400 (Suffolk Records Society, vol. XLV) (Woodbridge, Suffolk, 2002), p. 41. Record translation by Lock.
  2. Lock (2002), p. 222, s.n. 'Robhood, John [1]' and 'Robhood, John [2]'.
  3. Lock (2002), p. 21 & n. 4.