1823 - Little John Birch Coppice in Bagot's Wood
|Topic||Little John Birch Coppice [Bagot's Wood, Staffordshire]|
By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2016-09-25. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-10-18.
A particular of Woods and Plantations belonging to the Right Honorable William Lord Bagot, in the Parishes Abbot's Bromley and Hanbury, lying together and surrounding Bagot's Park, exclusive of Woods and Lands planted within the ancient boundary of the Park, and also of detached Plantations in the said Parishes. [...] Big John Birch [...] Little John Birch Coppice [...]
The 'particular' was compield by one "Mich Turnor" on 8 Nov. 1823 at Dunstal.
It is unclear what, if any, connection the locality Little John Birch Coppice had with Robin Hood's sidekick.
- 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.