1682 - Thoresby, Ralph - Diary
|Date||14 Nov. 1682|
|Mentions||Robin Hood's Bay; Robin Hood's Butts [Ravenscar]; Nottinghamshire; Richard I; [Robin Hood]|
By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2013-08-06. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-07-28.
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 [...]
- Not included in Dobson, R.B., ed.; Taylor, J., ed. Rymes of Robyn Hood: an Introduction to the English Outlaw (London, 1976), pp. 315-19.
- Outside scope of 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.
- Thoresby, Ralph; Hunter, Joseph, ed. The Diary of Ralph Thoresby, F.R.S., Author of the Topography of Leeds (1677-1724.) (London, 1830), vol. 1, pp. 146-47.
- Robin Hood's Bay
- Robin Hood's Butts (Ravenscar)
- Nottinghamshire place-names
- 1695 - Thoresby, Ralph - Diary
- 1703 - Thoresby, Ralph - Diary
- Allusions to Nottinghamshire.