|First Record||c. 1750|
By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2013-07-03. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-07.
The reputed grave of Little John is in the graveyard of St Michael and All Angels' Church in Hathersage. Inside the church, which dates from the 14th century, were until c. 1750, Little John's bow, helmet, arrows, and chain mail. By 1868 the helmet and bow were said to be in the collection at Parham House.
The church is in a joint parish with St John the Baptist's Church, Bamford and Derwent.
- Not included in Dobson, R. B., ed.; Taylor, J., ed. Rymes of Robyn Hood: an Introduction to the English Outlaw (London, 1976), pp. 293-311.
- White, William. General Directory of the Town and Borough of Sheffield, with Rotheram, Chesterfield, and all the Parishes, Townships, Villages, and Hamlets, within a Circuit of Twelve Miles round the Capital of Hallamshire (Sheffield, 1845), p. 376.
- Scott, Sibbald David. The British Army: Its Origin, Progress, and Equipment (London and New York, 1868), vol. I, p. 197
- Wikipedia: St John the Baptist's Church, Bamford
- Wikipedia: St Michael and All Angels' Church, Hathersage.
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Hathersage Church / Colin Jackson, Creative Commons, via Panoramio.