1379 - Willelmus Schakelok of Beeston

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
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Date 1379
Topic William Shaklock in Beeston (Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire)
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Beeston, near Leeds.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2020-07-18. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2020-09-18.

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[1379:]
Willelmus Schakelok' & vx˜ . . iiij.d.

[IRHB translation:]
William Schakelok and wife . . iiij.d.[1]

Source notes

William Schakelok and his wife pay 4d. in Poll Tax. Listed under the vill of "Beeston'", Wapentake of 'Morlay'.

IRHB comments

As of 18 july 2020, Wikipedia's article on the wapentake of 'Agbrigg and Morley' states that Agbrigg and Morley were originally separate wapentakes but were 'probably combined by the 13th century when similar administrative reforms occurred elsewhere in England'.[2] Yet the 1379 Poll Tax shows them still separate.

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