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1330's: apostate Robin Hood from Plympton Priory, Devon

Gover, J.E.B.; Mawer, A.; Stenton, F.M. The Place-Names of Devon (English Place-Name Society, vols. VIII-IX) (Cambridge, 1931-32), pt. I, pp. 251-52: Plympton St Mary appears in the records as early as 904 A.D. Spellings with a "u" ('Plumtone', 'Plumtone', and 'Plumpton', are recorded from 1166 to 1275). The name is thought to be "a compound of OE Plȳme, 'plum-tree' and tun [...]". (Quote from p. 252).

1354: Robin Hood in Rockingham Forest

Barnum, Priscilla Heath, ed. Dives and Pauper (Early English Text Society, vols. 275, 280, 323) (1976-2004), vol. II, p. 80, finds that "[t]he legend [of Robin Hood] may have arisen from a real Robin Hood tried in 1354 'for trespass of vert and venison in the forest of Rockingham in Northants'"", referring to E.K. Chambers (1945), pp. 130; 129-37