Thus they came by easy stages and slow journeying until they reached the Nunnery of kirklees.
kirklees Priory is on the left or north bank of the river Calder, a few miles north of Huddersfield.
Cf. the commission to the rector of Aberford to be custos of kirklees about the same time.
"I will go to my cousin, the prioress of kirklees, for she hath much knowledge of healing," he said.
A certain one sayeth that upon a stone at kirklees is an old inscription.
In it we read how he visited his cousin, the Prioress of kirklees Nunnery, for the purpose of being bled.
It is a concise little history, beginning with the first day of his outlawry, and ending with the fatal scene at kirklees.
His wound was beating red-hot irons into his heart; hardly could they get him from his horse to the gate of kirklees.