1309 - Anonymous - Annales Paulini
|Mentions||Giles Argentine announced as or proclaimed King of the Greenwood at tournament|
By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2014-08-17. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-07.
Eodem anno , vto kalendas Junii [May 28], fuit magnum hastiludium apud Stebbenhethe, domino Egidio de Argentein, qui dicebatur rex de viridi bosco, cum suis sociis veniente ex parte una contra omnes venientes.
The same year, on the fifth kalend of June, there was a large tournament at Stepney, Sir Giles Argentine, who was announced as King of the Greenwood, with his fellows coming from one side against all other comers.
The Annales Paulini are the annals of St Paul's Cathedral, London. Marginal note (MS): "Hastiludium apud Stebenhethe". Marginal note (editorial): "May 28. Tournament at Stepney."
There is an almost identical entry in the Annales Londonienses. See this for discussion, comments, references to literature etc.
- Lancashire, Ian, compil. Dramatic Texts and Records of Britain: a Chronological Topography to 1558 (Cambridge, 1984), No. 1413.
- Outside scope of Dobson, R. B., ed.; Taylor, J., ed. Rymes of Robyn Hood: an Introduction to the English Outlaw (London, 1976), pp. 315-19.
- 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.
- Stubbs, William, ed. Chronicles of the Reigns of Edward I. and Edward II. (Rolls Series, vol. 76, pts. 1 & 2) (London, 1882-83), pt. 1, p. 267.