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This issue under the Ruling of King Henry IV of England

Calendars and Registers of Charters

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(Compiled by the University of South Caroline Gould School of Law) Ayloffe, Joseph, and Philip Morant , eds. Calendars of the Ancient Charters and of the Welch and Scotish Rolls, Now Remaining in the Tower of London . London: B. White, 1774.

Notes: First edition, 1772 available online in ECCO (subscription database)Abstract: First published anonymously, 1772. Begun by the Rev. Philip Morant. Full title: Calendars of the ancient charters … also calendars of all the treaties of peace entered into by the kings of England with those of Scotland; and of sundry letters and public instruments relating to that kingdom, now in the Chapter-house at Westminster. Contains the earliest records of the Court of Chancery, extending from soon after the Norman Conquest to the time of Henry VIII. The records consist of appropriations of churches, endowments of vicarages, feoffments, etc.

Kirby, John L., ed. Calendar of Signet Letters of Henry IV and Henry V (1399-1422). London: His/Her Majesty’s Stationery Office (now part of the Office of Public Sector Information), 1978.

Abstract: Calendar of all Signet Office letters of the period known to have survived in public records.

Weinbaum, Martin, ed. British Borough Charters, 1307-1660. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1943..

Abstract: In contrast to the two earlier volumes edited by Ballard & Tait, which contained texts of the charters arranged by topic, this volume is basically an index to the charters of the period. It is a calendar of borough charters arranged under their respective local headings.

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.


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