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1682 - Thoresby, Ralph - Diary

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Date Nov.14, 1682
Author Thoresby, Ralph
Title Diary
Mentions Robin Hood's Bay; Robin Hood's Butts [Ravenscar]; Nottinghamshire; Richard I; [Robin Hood]
Ralph Thoresby (from Wikipedia)

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2013-08-06. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2017-09-26.

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Whitby has a secure harbour for vessels, which by a drawbridge, after the Dutch manner, are let [p. 147:] into the town, which is of good esteem for trade. Thence four miles to Robin Hood's Bay, so named from that famous outlaw, who was born in Nottinghamshire, and flourished temp. Ricardi I. Thence over the sands to the moors, where was only observable his Butts, two little hills a quarter of a mile asunder. Thence by Cloughton to Scarborough [...][1]

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