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Latin Palaeography

Further reading

Curia Regis Rolls, vol 5 (Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1931)


Excerpta e rotulis finium in Turri Londinensi asservatis, Henrico Tertio rege, A.D. 1216-1272, vol 1 (Record Commission, 1835)


Rotuli litterarum clausarum in Turri Londinensi, vol 1 (Record Commission, 1833)

Michelle P. Brown, A Guide to Western Historical Scripts from Antiquity to 1600 (The British Library, 1990)

Paul Chambers, Medieval Genealogy: How to Find your Medieval Ancestors (Sutton Publishing, 2005)

Pierre Chaplais, English Royal Documents: King John - Henry VI, 1199-1461 (Oxford, 1971)

Anne Crawford, The Letters of the Queens of England 1066-1547 (Alan Sutton, 1943)

Calendar of Patent Rolls (Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1905)

Eileen A. Gooder, Latin for Local History: an introduction (2nd edition Longman, 1978)

B.H. Kennedy, Revised Latin Primer ed. James Mountford (Longman, 1993)

R.E. Latham, Revised Medieval Latin Word-list (Oxford University Press for the British Academy, 1973)

Hilary Marshall, Palaeography for Family and Local Historians (Phillimore, 2004)

Alex Rumble, ed., Domesday Book (Phillimore, 1986)

Denis Stuart, Latin for Local and Family Historians (Phillimore, 1995)


Denis Stuart, Manorial Records: An introduction to their transcription and translation (Phillimore, 1992)
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