The Sources and Literature of English History from the Earliest Times to about 1485

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Longmans, Green & Company, 1900 - Classification - 618 pages
 

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Page 528 - HISTORICAL MANUSCRIPTS COMMISSION. REPORTS OF THE ROYAL COMMISSIONERS APPOINTED TO INQUIRE WHAT PAPERS AND MANUSCRIPTS BELONGING TO PRIVATE FAMILIES AND INSTITUTIONS ARE EXTANT WHICH WOULD BE OF UTILITY IN THE ILLUSTRATION OF HISTORY, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, SCIENCE AND GENERAL LITERATURE. Date. 1870 (Reprinted 1874.) 1871 1872 (Reprinted 1895.) 1873 FIUST REPORT, WITH APPENDIX Contents : — ENGLAND. House of Lords ; Cambridge Colleges ; Abingdon and other Corporations, &c. SCOTLAND. Advocates' Library,...
Page 391 - BISHOP BECKINGTON'S JOURNAL, during his Embassy to negotiate a marriage between Henry VI. and a daughter of Count Armagnac, AD 1442.
Page 200 - ... comprising Laws supposed to be enacted by Howel the Good ; modified by subsequent Regulations under the Native Princes, prior to the Conquest by Edward the First ; and anomalous Laws, consisting principally of Institutions which, by the Statute of Ruddlan, were admitted to continue in force.
Page 52 - HISTORY OF THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF WELLS, as illustrating the History of the Cathedral Churches of the Old Foundation. Crown 8vo.
Page 39 - Doyle. — THE OFFICIAL BARONAGE OF ENGLAND. By JAMES E. DOYLE. Showing the Succession, Dignities, and Offices of every Peer from 1066 to 1885.
Page 469 - Among the rest was a large collection of original letters, written during the reigns of Henry VI. Edward IV. Richard III. and Henry VII. by such of the Paston family...
Page 65 - Handbook to the Library of the British Museum, containing a brief History of its Formation, and of the various Collections of which it is composed, Descriptions of the Catalogues in present use, Classed Lists of the Manuscripts...
Page 399 - ... illustrative of manorial law and custom, a department of law which has hitherto been much neglected, but which is of the very highest interest to all students of economic and social history. (a) In the first place we have numerous "extents" of manors, ie descriptions which give us the number and names of the tenants, the size of their holdings, the legal character of their tenure and the kind and amount of their service ; the " extent " is a statement of all these things made by a jury of tenants....
Page 154 - A HISTORY OF ENGLAND, from the Invasion of the Romans, to the Accession of Queen Victoria.
Page 244 - AEVI SAXONICI ; or, An Alphabetical List of the Heads of Religious Houses in England previous to the Norman Conquest, to which is prefixed a Chronological Catalogue of Contemporary Foundations. By Walter de Gray Birch. 8vo, pp. vii. and 114, cloth. 1873.

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