Persons named Richard at the Lee (links)
By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2015-08-28. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-07-12.
Below is found a list of records relating to historical persons carrying the same name as the knight Robin Hood befriends in A Gest of Robyn Hode, Richard at the Lee. Variants are Richard (at the/atte) Lee, Lea, Legh, Leigh, Ligh, Lech(e), Leg(ge) etc. The list will focus on persons who lived before 1500. It will of course never be exhaustive. Occasionally, historical persons with names other than Richard at the Lee (or similar) have been suggested as models of the literary character. Records relating to such persons will be listed separately.
Records relating to persons named Richard at the Lee
The following 6 records concern persons named Richard at the Lee, Richar atte Lee, Richar Lee or similar: