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The Chronicle of Lanercost was probably compiled from oral and written material in Lanercost Priory, and put together in a form making it suitable as an appendix or continuation of the Annals of Roger de Hoveden.

It covers the period 1201 to 1346 and its sources would seem to have been of a varied character and unequal merit. In addition the writer of this chronicle indulged in so many digressions from formal narrative, thereby casting so many sidelights upon the social conditions of his time.......

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This fifteenth-century Chronicle spans the period from 1089 to 1483. It is entitled The Chronicle of London because each year commences with the election of the Lord Mayors and Sheriffs of the Metropolis, whose names are uniformly recorded, although the author gives us no clue as to his own name. This Chronicle is not only of value as a contribution to the history of London, but of England, and it also records events abroad. It was first published in 1827, in a large format edition limited to 25.......

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The Chronicle of Perth is a wide-ranging manuscript, penned by several hands between c.1590 and c.1668. Its chief feature is a register of local and national events, and the authors deliberately evoke Perth's prominent status in medieval Scotland. The manuscript reveals useful details about urban life in an early modem Scottish burgh, and focuses upon the 'Gowrie Conspiracy’ of 1600, the period of the Covenanting wars, and Perth's long history of floods.
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A facsimile reprint of the Camden Society edition of 1850.

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As it is impossible to understand the affairs of England without reference to those of Normandy with which they stand in intimate relation, so it is impossible to understand the affairs of Normandy without reference to the Chronicle of Robert de Monte - the most important authority which we possess for the history of the continental actions of the later Norman Kings, and the earlier monarchs of the house of Plantaginet. Robert, the author of this Chronicle, was born in Normandy. In 1128 he enter.......

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The historical documents making up this collection were written in the vernacular language in the reign of Edward IV by eye witnesses of the events they describe. The value of these chronicles is underlined by the general acknowledgement that there are fewer authentic records of the events taking place during the reigns of Henry VI, Edward IV, and Richard III, than in many earlier periods of English history. Edited by J. A. Giles, this work put into modern English, was puplished by Bonn in 1845 .......

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William of Newburgh was born in the first year of the reign of King Stephen, that is December 1135, or 1136. He describes himself as "William, a canon of Newborough", - a priory of Black or Augustinian monks - which he appears to have entered shortly after it was founded in 1145. There he probably spent the whole of his life.
This history, which begins with the Norman conquest in 1066, and ends in 1197, was undertaken at the request of Emald, abbot of the neighbouring monastery of Rievaux, to wh.......

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The contents of this book include the Kentish laws (of Ethelbert, Hlotherne and Eadric, and Wihtred), The laws of Ine and Alfred, the laws of Edward and Guthrum, and the laws of Edward the Elder and of Ethelstan.

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A. J. Robertson's book of 1925 is being reprinted in facsimile in two paperback volumes, part one from Edmund to Canute, and part two from William I to Henry I. The cover of part one shows Ethelwold and King Edgar, based on a drawing in the Ely Book, that of part two shows William I from his seal. The two parts have been priced separately. They may be purchased singly or together, but readers are advised that the notes to part one are at the end of part two.

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A. J. Robertson's book of 1925 is being reprinted in facsimile in two paperback volumes, part one from Edmund to Canute, and part two from William I to Henry I. The cover of part one shows Ethelwold and King Edgar, based on a drawing in the Ely Book, that of part two shows William I from his seal. The two parts have been priced separately. They may be purchased singly or together, but readers are advised that the notes to part one are at the end of part two.

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In August 1355, Sir Thomas Gray was Edward III's constable of Norham Castle, situated on the Tweed, just within the English border, when he sallied forth with only fifty men into an ambush prepared by a much larger Scottish force. He was taken prisoner and, being unable to raise the ransom demanded, spent two years in Edinburgh Castle where he had free run of the library and where, from material therein, he compiled his Scalachronica covering the reigns of Edward I, Edward II and Edward III. As .......

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A Contribution to Mediaeval Military History, based on original documents.
This book by John E. Morris was first published in 1901. It is a scholarly study and, despite its age, still an important and useful work of reference for many aspects of its subject area.
It is reproduced here as a facsimile of the first edition.

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The Worcester Liber Albus provides us with glimpses of life in a great Benedictine monastery in the fourteenth century. James Wilson's book was first published in 1920, and this paperback is a facsimile reprint of that edition.

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Warkworth's Chronicle

John Warkworth
The first 13 years of Edward Ivth. Facsimile of Camden edition of 1839 ( NOTE: There is another more recent edition but probably out of print.

Edited by James Orchard Halliwell.

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