1835 - Proceedings of the Old Bailey (4)
|Topic||Robin Hood and Little John (Hoxton)|
By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-07-19. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2019-04-05.
[26 Oct. 1835:]
ALLEN CAMERON. I am a policeman. On sunday the 4th of October, between two and three o'clock in the morning, I was on duty near Hoxton — I passed by the Robin Hood and Little John, and saw a person answering the description of Chantry, going towards the New North-road — he came out of Constable-alley — and soon after Bond came — I am quite certain of him — a very few seconds passed between the first and second man passing me — Bond had a bundle with him — I asked him what he had got there — he said a goose — I asked him how he came possessed of it — it was loose on his shoulder — in his hand, naked — not covered with any thing — I asked him who that chap was that had passed before him — he said he did not know — I asked how his father became possessed of the goose — he said he did not know, but he believed he had bought it — I asked him how he came possessed of the bundle — he said his father gave it him to take home — I asked him what it contained — he said a coat, waistcoat, and a pair of trousers — I asked him how his father became possessed of it, or whether his father bought it — he could not tell — I asked if he remembered seeing his father wear any of the clothes — he said he did not recollect — I said I was not satisfied with his statement, and took him into custody — I took possession of the bundle, which contains the same things as it did then.
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- Not included in 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.
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