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General and sources for manorial terms

Assistance with reading manorial records

Legislation

Discussions of types of document

Studies using manorial records

Genealogy and family history

Inquisitions post mortem

General and sources for manorial terms

  • M. Bailey, The English Manor c1200-c1500: selected sources (Manchester University Press, 2002)
  • A.W. and C. Barsby Manorial Law Legal Research and Publishing in assocation with the Manorial Society of Great Britain (Epsom, 1996)
  • J. Burke, ed., Jowitt’s Dictionary of English Law, 2nd ed., (London, 1977)
  • M. Ellis, Using Manorial Records, PRO Readers’ Guide no. 6, PRO Publications in association with the Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts (revised edition, London, 1997)
  • F. G. Emmison, Elizabethan Life: Home, Work and Land, (Chelmsford, 1976, reprinted 1991)
  • D. Hey, ed., The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History, (Oxford, 1996)
  • P. D. A. Harvey, Manorial Records, British Records Association Archives and the User no. 5, (revised edition, Loughborough, 1999)
  • P. D. A. Harvey, ed., Manorial Records of Cuxham, Oxfordshire c. 1200 - 1359, Oxfordshire Record Society no. 50 and HMC Joint Publication 23, (London, 1976)
  • R. H. Hilton, ‘Life in the medieval manor’, Amateur Historian 1 (3) (1953), pp.82-5
  • N. J. Hone, The Manor and Manorial Records (London, 1906)
  • F. W. Maitland, Select pleas in manorial and other seigneurial courts Henry III to Edward I (Seldon Society, 1889)
  • L. R. Poos and Lloyd Bonfield, Select cases in manorial courts 1250-1550: property and family law (Seldon Society, vol 114. 1998)
  • W. Rees, South Wales and the March 1284-1415, (Oxford, 1924)
  • J. Richardson, The Local Historian’s Encyclopedia, 2nd ed., (New Barnet, 1986)
  • Helen Watt, Welsh manors and their records (Aberystwyth, 2000) A.P.M Wright, 'The Origin and Evolution of English Manors', The Bulletin of the Manorial Society of Great Britain Royal Wedding Edition (London, 1981)

Assistance with reading manorial records

  • R. Bass, Manorial Records: 16th-19th centuries, University of York, Borthwick Institute of Historical Research, Borthwick Wallet 8, (York, 1998)
  • C. R. Cheney, Handbook of Dates for Students of English History, (London, 1978)
  • G. E. Dawson and L. Kennedy-Skipton, Elizabethan Handwriting 1500-1650 (London, reprinted 1981)
  • E. A. Gooder, Latin for Local History, 2nd. ed., (London, 1978)
  • H. E. P. Grieve, Examples of English Handwriting 1150-1750, Essex Record Office Publications no. 21, (London, reprinted 1978)
  • L. C. Hector, The Handwriting of English Documents, 2nd ed., (London, 1966, reissued Dorking, 1980)
  • W. Branch Johnson, ‘Notes before reading Court rolls’, Amateur Historian 4 (3) (1959), pp.98-100
  • Sir James Mountford, ed., B. H. Kennedy, The Revised Latin Primer, (Harlow, 1962)
  • R. E. Latham, Revised Medieval Latin Word-List, (Oxford, 1965)
  • C. T. Martin, The Record Interpreter, (latest reprint: Chichester, 1994)
  • D. Stuart, Manorial records, (Chichester, 1992)
  • D. Stuart, Latin for Local and Family Historians, (Chichester, 1995)

Legislation

  • W.H Aggs and H.W Law, Handbook on Copyholds, Manorial Incidents and Perpetually Renewable Leaseholds, (London, 1925)
  • A.W. and C. Barsby Manorial Law Legal Research and Publishing in assocation with the Manorial Society of Great Britain (Epsom, 1996)
  • C.Jessel, The Law of the Manor, Barry Rose Law Publishers (Chichester, 1998)

Discussions of types of document

GENERAL

  • M. Bailey, The English Manor c1200-c1500: selected sources (Manchester University Press, 2002)
  • M. Ellis, Using Manorial Records, PRO Readers’ Guide no. 6, (London, 1994)
  • N. J. Hone, The Manor and Manorial Records (London, 1906)
  • Denis Stuart, Manorial Records: An introduction to their transcription and translation (Chichester, 1992)
  • Helen Watt, Welsh manors and their records (Aberystwyth, 2000)

ACCOUNTS

  • R. R. Davies, ‘Baronial accounts, incomes and arrears in the later Middle Ages’, Economic History Review 2nd Series 21 (1968), pp.211-29
  • R. E. Latham, ‘Hints on interpreting the Public Records, 4. Ministers’ Accounts’, Amateur Historian 1 (4) (1953), pp.112-17
  • C. D. Ross and T. B. Pugh, ‘Materials for the study of baronial incomes in fifteenth century England’, Economic History Review 2nd Series 6 (1953), pp.185-94

COURT ROLLS

  • P. D. A. Harvey, Manorial Court Rolls, Short Guides to Records no. 47, (London, 1993)
  • Z. Razi and R. Smith, Medieval Society and the Manor Court (Oxford, 1996)
  • J. West, Village Records, 2nd ed., (Chichester, 1982) Chapter III - Manorial Court Rolls, pp.30-42

EXTENTS

  • R. V. Lennard, ‘What is a manorial extent?’, English History Review 44 (1929), pp.256-63
  • T. Lomas, ‘The development of the manorial extent’, Journal of the Society of Archivists 6 (5) (1980), pp.260-73

SURVEYS AND MAPS

  • Mary E. Ellis, ‘Welsh Manorial Surveys 1500-c. 1600’, (Univ. of Wales, Aberystwyth M. Phil. thesis 1993)
  • F. G. Emmison, Estate Maps and Surveys, Short Guides to Records no. 4, (London, reprinted 1994)
  • E. Kerridge, ‘The manorial survey as an historical source’, Amateur Historian 7 (1966-7), pp.2-7
  • S. C. Newton, Parliamentary Surveys, Short Guides to Records no. 17, (London, reprinted 1994)

VALORS

  • C. D. Ross and T. B. Pugh, ‘Materials for the study of baronial incomes in fifteenth century England’, Economic History Review 2nd Series, 6 (1953), pp.185-94.

Studies using manorial records

  • H.S Bennet, Life on the English Manor: A study of Peasant Conditions 1150-1400, (1960)
  • Z. Razi and R. Smith, Medieval Society and the Manor Court (Oxford, 1996)

Genealogy and family history

  • P. Franklin, Some Medieval Records for Family Historians, (Birmingham, 1994)
  • D. Hey, The Oxford Guide to Family History, (Oxford, 1993), pp.200-6
  • P. B. Park, My Ancestors were Manorial Tenants, 2nd ed., (London, 1994)
  • A. Travers, ‘Manorial Documents’, Genealogists'Magazine 21 (1) (1983), pp.1-10

Inquisitions post mortem

  • J. West, Village Records, 2nd ed., (Chichester, 1982), Chapter III - Inquisitions Post Mortem and Manorial Extents, pp.49-60
  • C. D. Ross and T. B. Pugh, ‘Materials for the study of baronial incomes in fifteenth century England’, Economic History Review 2nd Series, 6 (1953), pp.185-94
  • M. McGuiness, ‘Inquisitions post mortem’, Amateur Historian 6 (7) (1965), pp.235-42
  • R. E. Latham, ‘Hints on interpreting the Public Records III Inquisitions post mortem’, Amateur Historian 1 (3) (1953), pp.77-81
  • R. F. Hunnisett, ‘The Reliability of Inquisitions as historial evidence’ in D. A. Bullough and R. L. Storey (eds), The Study of Medieval Records, (Oxford,1971)

 

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