1374 - John Litle to be arrested
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By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-11-16. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-08.
Commission to David Berdevyll, Henry Traynel, John Salesbury and John Bisouthe, serjeants-at-arms, for certain causes propounded before the king and council, to arrest John Kyttesone, John Longe, William Berkyngge, John Ermyn, John Lucas of Queneshithe, Thomas Skinner by ‘La Riolle,’ John Bylneye, William Bylneye, John Yonge, John Litle, Ralph Smith of Reynham, John Fullere of Dagunham, John Elyne, William Martlesham, John Grene, 'Picard,', John Whytbred, John Dodele, William Cook, John Tredegold, Richard Gerald, Roger Kendale, Henry Juwet, Robert Cavendish, John Sharp and Nicholas Wyndrawere, bring them to London and deliver them to the sheriffs to be kept safely in Neugate gaol until further order for their deliverance. By C.
Membrane 5d of the Patent Roll for 48 Edward III – Part I. Marginal note: "July 15. Westminster".
Eleven days later, a commission was issued to "John Boterwyk, sheriff of Middlesex, David de Berdevill, Henry Traynel, John de Salesbury and John Bysouth, seqeants-at-mace" to arrest a substantial number of people, including a Robert Hood. Three of those tasked with this are also among the serjeants-at-arms concerned in the passage quoted abpove.
- 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.
- [Isaacson, Robert F., compil.; Maxwell-Lyte, Henry Churchill, introd.; Dawes, M.C.B., index.]. Calendar of the Patent Rolls, preserved in the Public Record Ofice. Edward III. Vol. XV. A.D. 1370–1374 (London; London and Cardiff; Edinburgh; Dublin, 1914), p. 491.
- 1374 - Robert Hood of Middlesex
- Criminals named Little John (links)
- Persons named Little John (links).