1) The male hare.

The by-name occurs several centuries earlier than examples quoted in dictionaries: 1311 Presentatum ... quod Hugo Prudhom ... Johannes dictus Jackehare ... ceperunt unam bissam ibidem, Pickering. It was evidently an established nickname: 1335 ... Johannem dictum Jak Hare , Pickering.

places Pickering
dates 1311 1335

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