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

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Longmans, Green, 1915 - Classification - 820 pages
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Page 63 - royal commission was 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 in England, excluding Monmouthshire, from the earliest
Page 692 - to inquire what papers and manuscripts belonging to private families and institutions are extant which would be of utility in the illustration of history, constitutional law, science, and general literature, and to which possessors would be willing to give access.
Page 502 - A journal by one of the suite of Thomas Beckington, during an embassy to negotiate a marriage between Henry VI. and a daughter of the count of Armagnac, AD 1442, ed. NH Nicolas.
Page 68 - FREEMAN, EA History of the cathedral church of Wells, as illustrating the history of the cathedral churches of the old foundation. London, 1870.
Page 32 - I know of nothing more disgraceful to such a land as England, the lawyers of which have made more or less use of Anglo-French for some eight hundred years, than the fact that no one has yet taken in hand to make a reasonably useful dictionary, or even a vocabulary, of this highly important language
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.
Page 99 - *Selden Society [founded, 1887, to encourage the study and advance the knowledge of the history of English law]. Publications.
Page 317 - BIRCH, W. DE GRAY. Fasti monastici aevi Saxonici, or an alphabetical list of the heads of religious houses in England previous to the Norman conquest. London, 1872.
Page 262 - for their services. It also treats of the rights of each of the provincial kings, and the revenues payable to them from the inferior kings of the districts or tribes subsidiary to them, and of the stipends paid by the superior to the inferior provincial kings for their services.
Page x - does not profess to be exhaustive : it comprises only select lists of books ; worthless and obsolete treatises are omitted, except in the case of a few recent works which are mentioned merely in order that the student may be warned to shun them. Greater fulness has been sought in the sections

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