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1730 - Gent, Thomas - History of York (2)

Allusion
Date 1730
Author Gent, Thomas
Title History of York
Mentions Robin Hood's Well; Doncaster

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2013-07-06. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-07-28.

Allusion

Over a Spring, call'd Robin Hood's Well, (3 or 4 Miles this Side of Doncaster, and but a Quarter if a Mile only from 2 Towns call'd Skelbrough and Bourwallis) is a very handsome Stone Arch, erected by the Lord Carlisle, where [p. 235:] Passengers from the Coach frequently drink of the fair Water, and give their Charity to two People who attend there.[1]

IRHB comments

Continued immediately from that of the allusion 1730 - Gent, Thomas - History of York (1), the text of this allusion is continued immediately in 1730 - Gent, Thomas - History of York (3).

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