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1361 - John Robhood of Walsham le Willows

Date 1361
Topic John Robhood of Walsham le Willows (Suffolk)
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Walsham le Willows.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2013-10-03. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2019-04-27.


[13 Jul. 1361:]
[The following] villein tenants of villein land: John Spileman, \Robert Spileman his
brother/, John Terwald, William Swift, John Patel [1], Nicholas Patel, William
Warde, Adam Echeman, Walter Fraunceys, John Robhood [1], Robert Warde,
Robert Man [1], Robert Lene [2], Simon Rampolye, Robert Payn, Richard
Qualm, John Fraunceys, William Jay, Robert Rampolye [1], Matthew Gilbert,
Robert Springold, Nicholas Deneys, Walter Rampolye, William Lene [1], Robert
Lene [1] the elder, William Smith and William Hawys came into court and swore
fealty to the lord.[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.

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. 59. Record translation by Lock.
  2. Lock (2002), p. 222, s.n. 'Robhood, John [1]' and 'Robhood, John [2]'.