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Persons named Robin Hood (record texts)

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2015-08-28. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2017-05-07.

Below is found a list of records relating to historical persons – law-abiding and otherwise – named Robin Hood, Robert Hood, Hobbehod etc. So far the list includes only a small fraction of the records currently known.

Records relating to persons named Robin Hood

The following 49 records concern persons named Robin Hood:

1226 - Robert le Hote witness to charter

[1226:]
  Confirmation by P[eter de Rupibus] bishop of
Winchester to Eustace de Greinville of all the lands and tenements
which Amauric earl of Gloucester, son of Amauric count of
Evereus, gave him in his manor of Mapeldreham, to hold by the
service of the third part of one knight's fee, which service the
aforesaid earl gave to the church and bishops of Winchester for
ever; willing that the said Eustace and his heirs shall hold the
said lands by the said service.
     Witnesses:—Walter de Audeli, Henry de Breibuf, John de la
Charite, Maurice de Turville, Robert le Hote, Rogger de Tiche-
burne, Robert de Hottot, Roger Alys, Adam Cornehametone,
Richard de Bera, German de Lanville, Nicholas de Westbure,
Thomas de Ho, Gillibert de Elsi, Peter de Hattingeli.[1]

1230 - Robert Lohade witness to charter

[c. 1230-35:]
  Grant from Henry le Sauvage to Peter, Bishop of
Winchester, for the sum of twelve marks, of all his land which he had in [p. 4:]
Tystede by the gift of Ralph de Winesham, rendering annually one pound
of cummin to the chief lord of the fee. Witn.: Roger Alis, Geoffrey de
Rupibus, Thomas de Gimiges, Walter de Thigheburne, Robert Lohade,
John de Venuez, Thomas de Venuez, William son of Unfrid, Roger de
Molend[inis], Alard his brother, Elyas son of Roger, Nich. de Sirlege,
Godfrey the Serjeant (serviente) of Cheritone.[2]

1235 - Robert Lohod witness to charter

[Before 1236:]
  Grant from Henry le Sauvage to Peter, Bishop of
Winchester, for the sum of 12 marks, of all the land which he had in
Tistede by the grant of Ralph de Winesham. Witn.: Roger Alis,
Geoffrey de Rupibus, Thomas de Gimiges, Walter de Ticchebom, Robert
Lohod
,1 John de Venuez, Thomas de Venuez, William son of Unfrid,
Roger of the Mills, Alard his brother, Elyas son of Roger, Nich. de
Syrlege, Godfrey the Serjeant (" serviente ") of Cheriton.[3]

1236 - Robert Lohot

[1236:]
Presentation (addressed to the Bishop of Winchester) by Joan, formerly
the wife of Robert Lohot, of the Prior and Canons of Selbume to the
church of Westystede now vacant, which belongs to her presentation,
to be appropriated to their own use for ever.[4]

1237 - Robert le Hod

[1237:]
Confirmation by P[eter], "Minister" of the church of
Winchester, of the grant by Joan, who was the wife of Robert le Hod, of
the church of Westistede to the Prior and Canons of Seleburne.[5]

1238 - Robert Lohod (1)

[1238:]
  Grant from Joan, formerly the wife of Robert Lohod, to
the Prior and Canons of Selebume, in pure alms, of all the land
between la Broch and the way which extends from Westistede towards
Punesholte, namely, that which is called Trendelcrofte and Rikemanes-
dene in the vill of Westistede, excepting a certain "gora" towards the
north, containing 3½ acres. Witn.: master Humphrey de Myllers,
Hugh [de Rupibus], Archdeacon of Winchester, Luke, Archdeacon of
Surrey, Walter de Tigchebume, James de Nortune, Thomas de la Putte
of Bromdene, Roger Picot.[6]

1238 - Robert Lohod (2)

[1238:]
  Confirmation by P[eter], Bishop of Winchester, to the Prior
and Canons of Seleburne of all the land which they have in Westistede
by the gift of Joan who was the wife of Robert Lohod. Witn.: master
Humphrey de Milliers, the Bishop's official, Hugh, Archdeacon of Win-
chester, Luke, Archdeacon of Surrey, master Elyas de Derham, Peter de
Rivallis, Rob. de Clynchampe, John de Colesdone, John de Venuz,
Rob. Marmiun, Will de Ho.[7]

1238 - Robert Lohod (3)

[1238:]
  Grant from Joan, formerly the wife of Robert Lohod, to
the Prior and Canons of Selebume, of the church of Westistede so far
as appertains to her as patroness, in free alms, for their own use.
Witn.: master Hunfrid de Milliers, Hugh, Archdeacon of Winchester [p. 24:]
Luke, Archdeacon of Surrey, Walter de Tycheburne, James de Nortune,
Will, de Dunstighele, Will, de Dreitune, Thos. de la Putte, Roger
Pycot.[8]

1240 - Sir Robert le Hod witness to charter

[1240:]
Confirmation from Richard [Plantagenet], Earl
of Cornwall and Poitou,1 to the church and Prior and Canons of
Seleburne of all the land of Bromdene which Hugh de Bromdene
gave them in free alms; together with all homages, scutages,
reliefs, etc., free of all service.

     Witnesses:—Sir Ace ("Acio"), abbot of King's Beaulieu
("Belli Loci Regis"), Sir John, son of John, Sir Rich. de Punt-
chardun, Sir John, son of Thomas, Sir John de Venuz, Sir John
de Windelsore, Sir Rob. le Hod, knts., Sir Elias, chaplain, Nich.
de Anne, Rob. de Esthale, Peter Rusinol, Oliver de Stoke, clerks,
John Brethasche, Hugh de Suafham.[9]

1241 - Robert Hood of Linton

[1241:]
Robertus Hod'8 de Linton9          *.xxx. s. de eisdem.

[IRHB translation:]
Robert Hod of Linton           * 30 s. from the same.[10]

1242 - Robert Hode kills man at North Petherton

[1242:]
Walter Bragge, Robert Hode, William the little miller (le petit muner), and Margery his wife beat Jordan Heywulf' so that he died. William and Margery fled to the church of Perton' and abjured the realm. William was in the tithing of the Hospital of Perton'. Therefore it is in mercy. His chattels, 3s., for which the sheriff must answer. Walter and Robert have fled. Therefore let them be exacted and outlawed. They were in the same tithing. Therefore it is in mercy. They had no chattels.[11]

1253 - Somerset juror Robert Hude fined

[1253:]
The assize comes to recognize whether William de Bonevill' and Thomas Mogge unjustly, etc. disseised Robert, parson of the church of Sevenhampton', of his common of pasture in Dunington', which is appurtenant to his free tenement in the same vill, since the first, etc., and whereon it is complained that they disseised him of pasture for six oxen (boves), forty sheep, and one horse (affrum1) in his [William's] fallows and meadows, after the hay is carried, where he was always wont to have common with William's cattle without hindrance. William comes, and alleges nothing wherefor the assize should remain. The jurors say that William did disseise Robert of the said common as the writ says, and because his [Robert's] predecessor was is {sic} in seisin of the same common for six oxen, forty sheep, and one horse, and he, Robert, afterwards in the fallows and meadows, after the hay was taken, with the oxen of William until the same William disseised him; therefore it is considered that Robert should recover his seisin, and William is in mercy. Afterwards it is proved (convictum est) by the jurors that [William] took Robert's oxen and made them plough his land, and held them until now. Therefore [he is] in greater mercy (misericordia gravior). William's pledges for his amercement, John de Berewe and William Briz of Blakeford. Afterwards he made fine for 30s. And be it known that Robert de Horton', 2 Roger de Blokesworth,3 Osbert de Barinton,4 [p. 421:] Robert Hude, Richard de Kyngeston'. Roger de Cruce of Sevenhampton, Nicholas the clerk of Lapene, Hugh de Bruges, Roger de Stratton, and Thomas le Ostricer, jurors, have not come; therefore they are in mercy. Damages, 40s.[12]

1254 - Robert Hod at Fawdington

[1254:]
Faldington Grange.a
Inquisition made concerning the foss thrown down and hedge rooted up (de fossato prostrato et sepe eradicata), and a certain parcel (quadam parte) of hay [carried away] and bars of the gate at the Grange of Faldinton in the moor called Pilemor, by William de Galmethorpe, Thomas Maunsel of Heton, . . . y, Walter de Thormodeby, Alan son of William of the same, Robert de Haumelake, Gilbert de Yserbeke, William de Percy of Bulmer (Bulem'), William de . . . dale, Robert de Brudeford, William son of Bartholomew of Thorny, and Osebert de Raskelfe, who say upon their oath that Richard de [Riparia], Henry his brother, Arundel servant of Richard, Simon Bercar', Serlo his brother, Walter son of Meg (fil' Megge), Robert Hod, Richard at town-end (ad exitum ville), W . . son of Richard Reeve (Ric'i prepositi), William Ossemund, Arundel the little (le Petit), Adam Smith, Thomas Fisher (le Peschur), Walter his son, Richard [his] brother, . . . .  . . . starde, Thomas Blerimund, Nicholas Edolf, John Servant (or Serjeant, serviens), of Neuburg', Robert Kirkland (de terra ecclesie) Robert de Honington, . . Henry P  . . . . of Theobald, Reginald de Brafferton, Adam son of Peter, Adam de Burton, Richard son of Peter, . .  . Richard . . . William son of William Long, Richardson of Al . . . . aunceys, Stephen de Husthwait . . ., William le Fevre, Thomas Trutes, Thomas at town-end (ad exitum ville), Peter son of Alice, A .   chur, John Trute, William son of Maud (Matill'), . . Geoffrey the Carpenter, Thomas the Carter, Ri . . . tute the younger, Thomas son of Richard de Rypar[ia], Henry Wal . . . . . . Robert le Messor, Simon de Esingwald, Reeve, Peter the Carter, Ralph Garcifer of Richard de Ripar[ia] John del . ., William son of Richard, . . . . elington, Thomas the Brewer (Braciator), Richard son of Thomas Belle, Stephen the Carter, John de Wald, Geoffrey . . Robert del Hil, E . . .  the Carpenter, Richard son of Serlo, Ranulph, Robert the Cowherd (vaccar') Robert Mercator, Walter the Tailor, Thomas the Potter, William de Canc . ., William son of Ralph of Brandesby, John Burell, William son of Herbert, Robert Neubonde, Gernan Reeve, Richard son of Juliana, Henry son of Hugh Reeve (prepositi), Geoffrey the Carpenter, Walter son of Thurstan, Adam de Crambun, Thomas Marshal, William Nyni, William Gardiner, John son of William Reeve (prepositi), William son of Sigrim, Hugh de Lillinge, Richard son of Herbert, and Geoffrey Milner, came with force and arms against the peace of the King, [p. 40:] while the Abbey of Byland was void, to the Grange of Faldington, and threw down a certain foss raised in Pilemor and rooted up a certain hedge. They say that as to bars carried away and hay carried away they know nothing and can make no inquiry.a[13]

1256 - Northumberland fugitive Robert Hode

[1256:]
Ricardus filius Willelmi de Thyrun' occidit Rogerum Pessun quadam sagitta quam traxit ad ipsum. Et Johannes statim fugit et malecreditur, ideo exigatur et utlagetur. Nulla habuit catalla. Et hutesium fuit levatum, et villata de Thyrun' non cepit ipsum, ideo in mis'. Et Robertus Hode et Petrus Tripet, attachiati eo quod prsesentes fuerunt cum praedicto Johanne, subtraxerunt se et non malecreduntur, ideo redeant si velint, set catalla eorum confiscantur pro fuga. Nulla habuerunt catalla.

[IRHB translation:]
Richard son of William of Thyrun' killed Roger Pessun with an arrow which he drew at him. And John immediately fled and is under suspicion, he is therefore put in exigend and outlawed. He had no chattels. The hue was cried, and the village of Thyrun' did not catch him, therefore they are in mercy. And Robert Hode and Peter Tripet who were attached because they were present with the said John withdrew and are not under suspicion, therefore they may return if they wish, but their chattels are confiscated beecause of [their] flight. They have no chattels.[14]

1261 - Robert le Hout

[1261:]
  Bull from Pope Alexander IV addressed to the Dean and Chanter of
Sumallinges, diocese of Chichester, directing them to protect the Prior
and Convent of Seleburne in the possession of the church of Westistede,
the revenues of which do not exceed 10 marks, and which the said Prior
and Convent have acquired for appropriation, at the presentation of the
patroness Joan, who was the wife of Rob. le Hout.[15]

1265 - Robert Lood

[1265-66:]
  Confirmation by Valentine the Prior and the Convent of S. Swthin (sic)
of Winchester of a charter (recited at length) of Peter, Bishop of Win-
chester, confirming the grant by Joan, who had been the wife of Rob.
Lood
, to the Prior and Canons of Selleburne for their own use, of the
church of Westistede, together with some land, saving an honest and
sufficient maintenance to the vicar.[16]

1269 - Robert Hode of Morpeth in Northumberland

[1269:]
Assisa venit recognitura si Robertus Hode, pater Asselinæ, uxoris Radulphi filii Lamberti, fuit seisitus in dominico suo ut de feodo de medietate unius rodæ terræ cum pertinentiis in Morpathe, die quo, etc. Et. si, etc. Quam terram Willelmus Lechur de Morpathe tenet, qui venit et dicit quod prædicta Asellina alias implacitavit quemdam Johannem, fratrem prædicti Willelmi, cujus heres ipse est, de prædicta terra in curia de Morpathe per breve de recto; et quod eadem Asellina in eadem curia remisit et quietum clamavit eidem Willelmo et heredibus suis, totum jus et clamium quod habuit in prædicta terra. Postea concordati sunt per licentiam; et est concordia talis quod prædictus Willelmus recognoscit prædictam terram cum pertinentiis esse jus ipsius Asillinæ, et illam ei reddidit. Ideo habeat seisinam suam. Et pro hac, etc., prædicti Radulphus et Asellina dant ei unam marcam, unde reddent ei medietatem ad festum Sancti Michaelis proximo sequens. Et nisi fecerint, concesserunt quod vicecomes faciat de terris et catallis, etc.

[IRHB translation:]
The assize comes to recognize if Robert Hode, father of Asselina, wife of Randulf son of Lambert, was seised in demesne or as sub-feoffee of a rood of land with its appurtenances in Morpathe on the day that, etc. And if, etc. Which land William Lechur of Morpathe holds, who comes and says that the foresaid Aselina at another time brought a case against a certain John, brother of the aforesaid William, whose heir the latter is, concerning the foresaid lands at the court of Morpathe by letters of the court; and that this Aselina in that court remitted and quitclaimed to this William and his heirs all right and claim that she had in the aforesaid land. Later they agreed by license; and it is agreed that the foresaid William recognizes that the aforesaid lands with appurtenances are the right[ful property] of this Aselina, and that he gives it back to her. She therefore has her seisin. And for this, etc., the aforesaid Randulf and Aselina give him one mark, of which they give him one half at the feast of Saint Michael next following. And if they do not, we allow that the sheriff let their lands and chattels etc.[17]

1279 - Robert Hode juror for Wark in Northumberland

[1279:]
VILLATA DE WERK. Rogerus le Pestur, ballivus, juratus.
Robertus Hode, jur'.

[IRHB translation:]
Vill of Wark. Roger Pestur, bailiff, sworn.
Robert Hode, jur[or].[18]

1305 - Robert Hood of Drogheda

[1305:]
Essoins taken at Dublin before Edmund le Botiller, Custos, in the month from Easter. [... p. 59: ...]
Will. le Clerk, attorney of Hugh Morys, late mayor of the town of Drogda on the side of Uriel v. the King, and Peter son of James de Bermyngham, of a plea of trespass, by Ric. Bonneys.
Same William, attorney of the Community of said town v. same, by Will, le Blound.
David de Maisterwode, another attorney of same, by Robert Hod and John le Clerk.[19]

1307 - Robert Hod of Alverthorpe

[1307:]
Adam Gerbot sues Alice da. of Alice for an acre of land, which he claims because Gerbot, his father, bought the land and took it in open Court, and never surrendered it. Alice says that Gerbot, [? his or her] father, bought the land to her use with her own goods. An attaint is taken by 24, viz.:—Philip de Mora, Robert de Lupesheved, William s. of Thomas, John Malyn, Thomas Lyleman, Richard Pegere, Richard s. of Broun, Robert Hod, Richard Bunny, Henry del Bothom, Walter del Hill, Robert Pille, Philip le Syur, Richard del Bothom, John Bullok, Robert Gunne, Walter Bateman, William Albray, Simon de Monte, John de Chykenley, Adam del Dene, William Child, John s. of Eva, and Adam de Chykenley, who find that Gerbot de Alverthorpe bought the land with Alice's chattels and for her use. She may hold in peace. Adam is fined 4d.[20]

1308 - Robert Hod of Alverthorpe

[1308:]
John Leche and Robert Hod, 12d. each, for making their haystack [pro faciendo fenile suum] in the common way[21]

1308 - Robert Hodde of Alverthorpe

[1308:]
Robert Hodde drew blood from the wife of Henry Archur; 12d.
And from Juliana Horsse; 12d.[22]

1308 - Robert Hodde of Wakefield

[1308:]
Robert Hodde, 2d. [...] for dry wood[23]

1308 - Robert Hode of Newton (Alverthorpe)

[1308:]
Robert Hode of Neuton, 2d. [...] for dry wood.[24]

1308 - Robert son of John Hodde of Sowerby

[1308:]
Robert, s. of John Hodde gives 2s. 3 d for 4 acres1 in Blacwode; rent 2s.[25]

1309 - Robert Hod of Wakefield (1)

[1309:]
Robert Hod, 2d. [... p. 201: ...] for dry wood[26]

1309 - Robert Hod of Wakefield (2)

[1309:]
Robert Hod, 2d. [...] for dry wood[27]

1309 - Robert Hod of Wakefield (3)

[1309:]
Robert Hod, 2d.; for dry wood[28]

1309 - Robert Hode of Alverthorpe (1)

[1309:]
Richard s. of Broun v. Adam Gerbot, Richard de Colley, William Hoskel, and Richard Wythundes, for trespass. Pledge, Robert Hode.[29]

1309 - Robert Hode of Alverthorpe (2)

[1309:]
Robert Hode the Grave, for breaking the Earl's fold, 12d.[30]

1313 - Robert Hodde and Robert Hood of Wakefield

[1313:]
Robert Hodde 6d.; Robert Hood of Wakefeud, 4d. [...] for vert, acorns, etc.[31]

1313 - Robert son of John Hodde of Sowerby injured

[1313:]
Henry del Loue drew blood from Robert, s. of John Hodde; 12d.[32]

1314 - Robert Hodd of Wakefield

[1314:]
Robert Hodd, 3d. [...] for dry wood.[33]

1314 - Robert Hodde of Wakefield

[1314:]
Robert Hodde, 3d. [...] for dry wood.[34]

1314 - Robert son of John Hodde of Sowerby (1)

[1314]
Robert, s. of John Hodde, gives 2s. to take 2½ acres with buildings in Soureby of John Pikeston, for 11 years.[35]

1314 - Robert son of John Hodde of Sowerby (2)

[1314:]
Elias, s. of Ivo de Warlolay, 18d. to take 3 acres in Sourby, on Wildeborhill, from Robert, s. of John Hodde.[36]

1315 - Robert and Robert sons of John Hood

[1315:]
Robert, s. of John Hodde, 6d.; Robert, his brother, 3d. [...] for escapes in the Frith.[37]

1315 - Robert Hodde of Wakefield (1)

[1315:]
[...] John Torald, and Robert Hodde, 2d. each, for dry wood and escapes of swine.[38]

1315 - Robert Hodde of Wakefield (2)

[1315:]
[...] Robert Hodde, John Leche, [...] 2d. each for vert and dry wood.[39]

1315 - Robert Hoode of Stanley

[1315:]
[...] Robert the Leeper, 6d. for leasing the said ½ acre for 6 years to Robert Hoode, who pays 12d.[40]

1316 - Robert Hod of Wakefield

[1316:]
[...] Robert Hod's handmaid, 2d. [...] for vert and dry wood.[41]

1316 - Robert Hodde of Wakefield

[1316:]
[...] the handmaids of Robert Hodde and Adam Halfmark, 2d. each, for dry wood.[42]

1321 - Robert Hode in Glentham

[1321:]
Gilbert de Croft de Cavenby grants land in Glentham to Robert Hode de Hospitis Super Stratum[43]

1340 - Robert Hode of Norfolk accused of trespass

[1340:]
  To the sheriff of Norfolk. Order to release Roger atte Touneshende,
Walter de Upgate, Henry son of Walter de Upgate, John Mous, Thomas
Huberd, John son of Thomas Huberd, John Nel, William Ferour, John
Ballard, Robert Weet, Thomas Ballard, Adam Godefrey, William le Neve,
Adam atte Chirche, John Derby, Thomas Stace, Henry Stace, John Pole,
Walter Jehon, John atte Touneshende, John Coldham, Peter Arnald,
John Rous, Adam Smyth, John Howard, Hugh A . . . Robert Hod,
John Kebel, Milo Tubbyng, Thomas Arnald and Henry atte Bek, men and
tenants of Laurence de Hastynges, earl of Pembroke, from prison if he find
mainpernors who will undertake to have them before the king on an
appointed day to answer for their trespass, and further to do and receive
what the king's court shall determine, as they have shown the king that
whereas Roger Cachenache and Richard le Gras implead them before the
king of a trespass committed on Roger and Richard by them, as is said, and
process being held thereupon because the sheriff returned before the king
that Roger and the others were not found and had nothing in the bailiwick
by which they could be distrained, the king ordered the sheriff by writ
de judicio returnable before the king a month from Easter next, to take
them, to answer Roger and Richard for the trespass ; and now they have
besought the king to order the taking of them to be superseded by a main-
prise, as they make continual stay in the county and have lands there where
they may be distrained, and they are ready to stand to right in the premises
on the said day in accordance with the law and custom of the realm.
                                  By p.s.[44]

1346 - Robert Hod of Maxstoke

[1346:]

 Enrolment of deed testifying that whereas the prior and convent of Maxstok and Simon Moryn, John Walrand, Robert le Hare, Richard de Kyngesford of Maxstok, John Barthelmeu, Adam Wattesone, Robert Hod, John atte Slade, William de Cornvyll, Nicholas Bertram, Henry Herdenhed, Thomas Anketil, William de Kyngesford of Maxstok and certain other free tenants of that town held common of pasture in a foreign wood called ' le Outwode ' in Maxstok, which was afterwards enclosed by William de Clynton, earl of Huhtyngdon and John son of Sir John de Clynton, sometime lord of Maxstok, by the licence of the prior and convent and tenants, who released that common of pasture to the earl and John by their deed, the saicl earl and John have granted to the said prior and convent and [p. 85:] tenants common of pasture in all that field called 'leBrodfeld' in the fee of Maxstok. Witnesses: Sir John Buttourt, Sir Thomas Dastelee, Sir Ralph de Bracebrugge, Sir John Hillary, knights, John de Peyto the younger, John de Lee. Dated at Heylyng near Portesmuth at Midsummer, 20 Edward III.

Memorandum that the earl and John came into chancery at Porchester on 27 June and acknowledged the preceding deed.[45]

1346 - Robert Hood of Maxstoke

[1346:]

 Enrolment of grant made by John, son and heir of Sir John de Clynton, of Maxstoke, knight, in his full age, to Robert prior of Maxstoke and the convent there of the site of the manor of Maxstoke with its appurtenances, all the park of that manor and with all the islands adjacent, between the park and the water of Blythe, and all the field with hedges and ditches, in the manor called 'Chirchefeld,' and all the field there called 'Peseforlong,' all the field there with hedges and ditches called 'Bedeshalefeld,' all the field there with hedges and ditches called 'Spelleslond,' all the plot of land called 'Anketelleswell' with the water course thereof to the site of the said manor, all the plot of land called 'Schepecoteyerd,' as enclosed with hedges and ditches, all the plot of wood called 'Byrchenemor' and another plot of wood called 'le Oldefeld' near le Birchenmor, in that manor, with hedges and ditches, all the demesne as in wastes, ways, paths and all other places which the prior and convent previously held of his gift and enfeoffment in that manor, a messuage and all the lands which Robert Pouke, sometime his bondman, held of him in the manor, with Robert's body and all his issue, a messuage and all the lands which Henry le Proude, sometime his bondman, held of him there, with Henry's body and issue, a messuage which Thomas Pouke, sometime his bondman, held of him there, with his body and all his issue, a moiety of a virgate of land which Master Richard the cook (cocus) formerly held for life in the manor, a messuage which John le Couherde formerly held of him at will there, the homages and services of Simon Moryn, Robert Hare, Henry le Walkere, Nicholas Breytram, John le Walkere, Alice le Walkere, Richard le Walkere, Amicia late the wife of John Falke, Henry Hurdenehed, Thomas Anketel, Gregory Attehayteleye, Philip Isabell, John Walrond, John Gryffyn, Alice his wife, Maud late the wife of John de Borowyate, Walter de Collesleye, Robert Hood, Emma late the wife of Nicholas de Lyndrych, Alice late the wife of John the smith (fabri) and Richard Atteslade for the lands which they held of him in that manor, which messuages, rents and services the prior and convent previously held of his gift and enfeoffment in exchange for the manor of Shustoke as they held it of the gift and enfeoffment of William de Clynton, earl of Huntyngdon, except a plot of land called 'Betrychescroft' and another plot called 'Berneyerd' and an acre of land called 'Lideyateforlang' below the highway, an acre of land in Le Middelehallefeld, called 'Wascheforlong,' an acre of land called 'Marledeforlong,' a plot of meadow called 'Banebuttes' and 12d. rent issuing from divers plots which Gundreda de Brewode formerly held in the manor, and the advowson of a chantry for the chaplain celebrating divine service in the chapel of Benteleye in that manor, to hold in frankalmoin. Witnesses: Sir Thomas de Bello Campo, earl of Warwick, Sir William de Clynton, earl of Huntyngdon, Sir Baldwin de Fryvyle, Sir Ralph de Bracebregge, knights, John de Peyto the younger, John du Lee, John de Collesleye and others. Dated at Maxstoke on Wednesday after the Annunciation, 21 Edward III.

Memorandum that John son of John de Clynton came into chancery at Westminster on 7 December and acknowledged the preceeding deed.[46]

1347 - Robert Hood of Maxstoke

[1347:]

 Enrolment of grant made by John, son and heir of Sir John de Clynton, of Maxstoke, knight, in his full age, to Robert prior of Maxstoke and the convent there of the site of the manor of Maxstoke with its appurtenances, all the park of that manor and with all the islands adjacent, between the park and the water of Blythe, and all the field with hedges and ditches, in the manor called 'Chirchefeld,' and all the field there called 'Peseforlong,' all the field there with hedges and ditches called 'Bedeshalefeld,' all the field there with hedges and ditches called 'Spelleslond,' all the plot of land called 'Anketelleswell' with the water course thereof to the site of the said manor, all the plot of land called 'Schepecoteyerd,' as enclosed with hedges and ditches, all the plot of wood called 'Byrchenemor' and another plot of wood called 'le Oldefeld' near le Birchenmor, in that manor, with hedges and ditches, all the demesne as in wastes, ways, paths and all other places which the prior and convent previously held of his gift and enfeoffment in that manor, a messuage and all the lands which Robert Pouke, sometime his bondman, held of him in the manor, with Robert's body and all his issue, a messuage and all the lands which Henry le Proude, sometime his bondman, held of him there, with Henry's body and issue, a messuage which Thomas Pouke, sometime his bondman, held of him there, with his body and all his issue, a moiety of a virgate of land which Master Richard the cook (cocus) formerly held for life in the manor, a messuage which John le Couherde formerly held of him at will there, the homages and services of Simon Moryn, Robert Hare, Henry le Walkere, Nicholas Breytram, John le Walkere, Alice le Walkere, Richard le Walkere, Amicia late the wife of John Falke, Henry Hurdenehed, Thomas Anketel, Gregory Attehayteleye, Philip Isabell, John Walrond, John Gryffyn, Alice his wife, Maud late the wife of John de Borowyate, Walter de Collesleye, Robert Hood, Emma late the wife of Nicholas de Lyndrych, Alice late the wife of John the smith (fabri) and Richard Atteslade for the lands which they held of him in that manor, which messuages, rents and services the prior and convent previously held of his gift and enfeoffment in exchange for the manor of Shustoke as they held it of the gift and enfeoffment of William de Clynton, earl of Huntyngdon, except a plot of land called 'Betrychescroft' and another plot called 'Berneyerd' and an acre of land called 'Lideyateforlang' below the highway, an acre of land in Le Middelehallefeld, called 'Wascheforlong,' an acre of land called 'Marledeforlong,' a plot of meadow called 'Banebuttes' and 12d. rent issuing from divers plots which Gundreda de Brewode formerly held in the manor, and the advowson of a chantry for the chaplain celebrating divine service in the chapel of Benteleye in that manor, to hold in frankalmoin. Witnesses: Sir Thomas de Bello Campo, earl of Warwick, Sir William de Clynton, earl of Huntyngdon, Sir Baldwin de Fryvyle, Sir Ralph de Bracebregge, knights, John de Peyto the younger, John du Lee, John de Collesleye and others. Dated at Maxstoke on Wednesday after the Annunciation, 21 Edward III.

Memorandum that John son of John de Clynton came into chancery at Westminster on 7 December and acknowledged the preceding deed.[47]

1381 - Robert Hood of Coventry (1)

[1381:]
Constabularii videlicet Willelmus Priour Iohannes Morleye Clemens Goldsmyth' Iohannes Sherman Ricardus Couper Thomas Shawe Thomas Glouer Iohannes Stafford' Willelmus Bredon' goldsmyth' Adam Brabson' Willelmus Balsale bocher Iohannes [? Bredale] Ricardus Pegge Ricardus Bolnehull' Willelmus Cotiller Willelmus Taillour Ricardus de London' Nicholaus Smyth' [Iohannes] Couper Thomas Russell' Thomas Tuttebury Willelmus Shathewell' Thomas Happesford' et Thomas Cartwright' constabularii iurati qui dicunt super sacramentum suum quod Margareta vxor Thome Gadlyng' glouer die Iouis proximo ante festum sancti Dunstani anno regni Regis Ricardi secundi post conquestum quarto apud Couentre felonice furata fuit vnum linthiamen precii vj d. et duas gallinas precii iij d. de Roberto Hood' contra pacem domini Regis.

[IRHB translation:]
The constables, viz. William Prior, John Morley, Clement Goldsmith, John Sherman, Ricard Cooper, Thomas Shaw, Thomas Glover, John Stafford, William Bredon, goldsmith, Adam Brabson, William Balsall, butcher, John [? Bredall], Richard Pegge, Ricard Bolnehill, William Cotiller, William Taylor, Richard of London, Nicholas Smith, [John] Cooper, Thomas Russell, Thomas Tutbury, William Shathwell, Thomas Hapsford and Thomas Cartwright, sworn constables, who say on their sacrament that on the last Wednesday before the feast of St Dunstan in the fourth year of King Richard, the second since the Conquest, Margaret, wife of Thomas Gadling, glover, at Coventry feloniously stole a sheet, price 6d., and two chickens, price 3d., from Robert Hood contrary to the king's peace.[48]

1381 - Robert Hood of Coventry (2)

[1381:]
Item presentant quod Robertus Hood et lohannes Leycestre gurdeler die Iouis proximo ante festum sancti Nicholai anno regni Regis Ricardi secundi post conquestum quinto apud Couentre noctanter insultum et vnum homsokon fecerunt in Iohannem Burtenham taillour et ipsum verberauerunt et male tractauerunt contra pacem domini Regis.

[IRHB translation:]
Also they represent that on the night of the last Thursday before the feast of St Nicholas in the fifth year of the reign of king Richard, the second after the Conquest, Robert Hood and John Leicester, girdler, at Coventry assaulted and made hamsoken on John Burtenham, taylor, and beat and mistreated him contrary to the king's peace.[49]

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Notes

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  2. Macray, William Dunn, ed. Calendar of Charters and Documents Relating to the Possessions of Selborne and its Priory Preserved in the Muniment Room of Magdalen College, Oxford. Second Series ([Publications of the] Hampshire Record Society, No. 1) (London; Winchester, 1894), pp. 3-4.
  3. Macray, William Dunn, ed. Calendar of Charters and Documents Relating to the Possessions of Selborne and its Priory Preserved in the Muniment Room of Magdalen College, Oxford. Second Series ([Publications of the] Hampshire Record Society, No. 1) (London; Winchester, 1894), p. 20.
  4. Macray, William Dunn, ed. Calendar of Charters and Documents Relating to the Possessions of Selborne and its Priory Preserved in the Muniment Room of Magdalen College, Oxford. Second Series ([Publications of the] Hampshire Record Society, No. 1) (London; Winchester, 1894), p. 20.
  5. Macray, William Dunn, ed. Calendar of Charters and Documents Relating to the Possessions of Selborne and its Priory Preserved in the Muniment Room of Magdalen College, Oxford. Second Series ([Publications of the] Hampshire Record Society, No. 1) (London; Winchester, 1894), p. 21.
  6. Macray, William Dunn, ed. Calendar of Charters and Documents Relating to Selborne and its Priory Preserved in the Muniment Room of Magdalen College, Oxford ([Publications of the] Hampshire Record Society) (London; Winchester, 1891), p. 23.
  7. Macray, William Dunn, ed. Calendar of Charters and Documents Relating to Selborne and its Priory Preserved in the Muniment Room of Magdalen College, Oxford ([Publications of the] Hampshire Record Society) (London; Winchester, 1891), p. 23.
  8. Macray, William Dunn, ed. Calendar of Charters and Documents Relating to Selborne and its Priory Preserved in the Muniment Room of Magdalen College, Oxford ([Publications of the] Hampshire Record Society) (London; Winchester, 1891), pp. 23-24. IRHB's brackets
  9. Macray, William Dunn, ed. Calendar of Charters and Documents Relating to the Possessions of Selborne and its Priory Preserved in the Muniment Room of Magdalen College, Oxford. Second Series ([Publications of the] Hampshire Record Society, No. 1) (London; Winchester, 1894), p. 49.
  10. Cannon, Henry Lewin, ed. The Great Roll of the Pipe for the Twenty-Sixth Year of the Reign of King Henry the Third A.D. 1241-1242 (Yale Historical Publications, Manuscripts and Edited Texts, vol. V) (New Haven; London; Oxford, 1918), p. 41.
  11. Healey, Charles E.H. Chadwyck, ed. Somersetshire Pleas (Civil and Criminal), from the Rolls of the Itinerant Justices (Close of the 12th Century–41 Henry III.) (Somerset Record Society, vol. XI) (London, 1897), p. 298.
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  15. Macray, William Dunn, ed. Calendar of Charters and Documents Relating to Selborne and its Priory Preserved in the Muniment Room of Magdalen College, Oxford ([Publications of the] Hampshire Record Society) (London; Winchester, 1891), p. 54.
  16. Macray, William Dunn, ed. Calendar of Charters and Documents Relating to Selborne and its Priory Preserved in the Muniment Room of Magdalen College, Oxford ([Publications of the] Hampshire Record Society) (London; Winchester, 1891), p. 58. Italics as in printed source.
  17. Page, William, ed. Three Early Assize Rolls for the County of Northumberland, Sæc. XIII. (The Publications of the Surtees Society, vol. LXXXVIII) (Durham, 1891), p. 195.
  18. Page, William, ed. Three Early Assize Rolls for the County of Northumberland, Sæc. XIII. (The Publications of the Surtees Society, vol. LXXXVIII) (Durham, 1891), p. 395.
  19. Mills, James, ed. Calendar of the Justiciary Rolls on Proceedings in the Court of the Justiciar of Ireland Preserved in the Public Record Office of Ireland. Edward I. Part 2. XXIII to XXV Years (London, 1914), pp. 58-59.
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  22. Baildon, William Paley, ed. Court Rolls of the Manor of Wakefield, vol. II. 1297 to 1309 (The Yorkshire Archæological Society. Record Series, vol. XXXVI) (1906), p. 191.
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