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1484 - Robin Hood's Close (Nottingham)

Record
Date 1484-85
Topic Robin Hood's Close (Nottingham)
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St Ann's Well a.h.a. Robin Hood's Well, close to which Robin Hood's Close was located.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2016-10-09. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-07-12.

Record

[1484-85:]
Item paid, the xij. day of Maj to Richard Norys and
John' May for hedgyng at þe Copy and at Robyn-
hode Closse
, by þe space of iiij. dayes, eider of
them takyng by þe day to mete and hier, iiijd.:
summa . . . . . . . . . ijs. viijd.[1]

Source notes

This occurs in Nottingham chamberlains' accounts under the heading: "Reparacions and Costes made on dioerse thinges both within þe town and without, as herafter apperith."[2] The editor notes, vol. III, p. 475, s.n. Robin Hood's Close: "This was near S. Ann's Well, formerly known as Robin Hood's Well."

IRHB comments

Robin Hood's Close was located close to St Ann's Well, which was formerly known as Robin Hood's Well.

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