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Robert Hereward amerced 6d. because he unlawfully deprived Alice the widow of William <keyword>Robhood</keyword><sup>12</sup> of her rightful dower of the tenement, formerly held by William in bondage, ''viz.'' half a messuage 1½a. of land; ordered the reeve and Hayward to have her rightful dower delivered to Alice, following the verdict of the homage and the custom of the manor.<sup>13</sup> Alice pays 6d. fined for entry, pledge Walter Rampolye.<br/><br/>
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[Robert Hereward unlawfully deprived Alice, widow of William <keyword>Robhood</keyword> of the tenement formerly held in bondage by her husband. Matthew Hereward amerced for not atending court and failing to confiscate half of Alice's land on behalf of the lord of the manor.]<ref>{{:Lock, Ray 1998a}}, p. 59.</ref>}}</onlyinclude>
Matthew Hereward amerced 6d. because he did not attend when he was summoned, and ordered to take into the lord's hands half of 1½a., which Alice [Alice <keyword>Robwood</keyword>] claims in dower; ordered to summon Matthew to be at the next court to reply etc., and the same day given to Alice.<sup>14</sup><ref>{{:Lock, Ray 1998a}}, p. 59. Record translation by Lock.</ref>}}</onlyinclude>
 
 
== Source notes ==
 
== Source notes ==
"<sup>12</sup> Referred to in the preceding court as William le Fenere."<br/>
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IRHB's summary or paraphrase of copyright materials. William Robhood is referred to as 'William le Fenere' in the preceding court.<ref>{{:Lock, Ray 1998a}}, p. 59, n. 12.</ref> It was custom in both of the two manors in Walsham for a Widow to retain half her deceased husband's tenement during her lifetime.<ref>{{:Lock, Ray 1998a}}, p. 59, n. 13.</ref> The name 'Alice Robwood' is inserted between the last two lines of the MS entry summarized above.<ref>{{:Lock, Ray 1998a}}, p. 59, n. 14.</ref>
"<sup>13</sup> It was the custom in both manors in Walsham for a widow to hold half her late husband's tenement for her lifetime."<br/>
 
"<sup>14</sup> Tab between last two items: 'Alice Robwood' [sic]."<br/>
 
"[Alice Robwood]" inserted by IRHB, cf. note 13 just cited.  
 
  
 
== IRHB comments ==
 
== IRHB comments ==

Revision as of 10:23, 7 June 2019

Record
Date 1317
Topic William Robhood of Walsham le Willows (Suffolk)
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Walsham le Willows.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2013-09-11. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2019-06-07.

Record

[11 Oct. 1317:]
[Robert Hereward unlawfully deprived Alice, widow of William Robhood of the tenement formerly held in bondage by her husband. Matthew Hereward amerced for not atending court and failing to confiscate half of Alice's land on behalf of the lord of the manor.][1]

Source notes

IRHB's summary or paraphrase of copyright materials. William Robhood is referred to as 'William le Fenere' in the preceding court.[2] It was custom in both of the two manors in Walsham for a Widow to retain half her deceased husband's tenement during her lifetime.[3] The name 'Alice Robwood' is inserted between the last two lines of the MS entry summarized above.[4]

IRHB comments

The Robhoods of Walsham le Willows (Suffolk) occur frequently in the manor court rolls throughout the period covered (1316-99). For full discussion, genealogy and listings of records, see Robhoods of Walsham le Willows (record texts).

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