1856 - Thompson, Pishey - History of Boston
|Title||The History and Antiquities of Boston|
|Mentions||Robin Hood's Walk [Boston, Lincolnshire]|
By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2014-07-24. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-07-28.
The narrow winding lane, which was formerly the bed of the Scire-beck, and still is the boundary between Boston and Skirbeck, is first mentioned in the corporation Records as Robin Hood's Walk, in 1640. We do not know the origin of this name.
- 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.
- Thompson, Pishey. The History and Antiquities of Boston (Boston, England; London; Boston, Massachusetts, 1856); see pp. 199-200, 466.