The Sources and Literature of English History from the Earliest Times to about 1485, Volume 10

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Longmans, Green, 1915 - Classification - 820 pages
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Page 63 - The Queen's Most Excellent Majesty MAY IT PLEASE YOUR MAJESTY We, the undersigned Commissioners appointed to make an Inventory of the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions connected with or illustrative of the contemporary culture, civilisation and conditions of life of the people of England...
Page 496 - BISHOP BECKINGTON'S JOURNAL, during his Embassy to negotiate a marriage between Henry VI. and a daughter of Count Armagnac, AD 1442.
Page 258 - ... 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 68 - HISTORY OF THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF WELLS, as illustrating the History of the Cathedral Churches of the Old Foundation. Crown 8vo.
Page 51 - Doyle. — THE OFFICIAL BARONAGE OF ENGLAND. By JAMES E. DOYLE. Showing the Succession, Dignities, and Offices of every Peer from 1066 to 1885.
Page 85 - 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 505 - ... 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 203 - A HISTORY OF ENGLAND, from the Invasion of the Romans, to the Accession of Queen Victoria.
Page 169 - The History of the Town and Port of Dover, and of Dover Castle : with a short Account of the Cinque Ports.
Page 258 - an account of the rights of the monarchs of all Ireland and the revenues payable to them by the principal kings of the several provinces, and of the stipends paid by the monarchs to the inferior kings for their services.

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