Sources and abbreviations
The following are among the sources and authorities which have been consulted, the abbreviations being those made use of throughout the work:-
A.S. Anglo-Saxon Dictionary, by Bosworth & Toller.
Agas. Map of London, c. 1570 by R. Agas. Reproduced by Vertue for the Society of Antiquaries. Another reproduction in the Guildhall.
Anc. Deeds. Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds preserved in the Public Records Office. Vols. I to VI. (The deeds are arranged in classes lettered A, B, C, D and numbered.)
Ancient Laws and Institutes of England. 2 vols. ed. Thorpe.
Ang. Sax. Chr. Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, ed. Plummer and Earle. 2 vols. Clarendon Press, and ed. Thorpe. 2 vols.
Ann. Lond., Ann. Paul. Annales Londoniensis and Annales Paulini, Chronicles of the reigns of Edward I and Edward II. (Rolls Series)
Ann. Mon. Annales Monastici. (Rolls Series)
Arch. Archæologia, being the publications of the Society of Antiquaries. (In progress.)
Bailey. History of the Tower of London.
Beavan. Aldermen of the City of London, by the Rev. A.B. Beavan. 2 vols.
B.M. British Museum MSS. and Charters. Harleian, Cottonian, Lansdowne, Additional Collections, etc.
Boyle, 1799. List of Streets, etc.
Cal. Charter R. Calendars of the Charter Rolls, prepared under the superintendences of the Deputy Keeper of the Public Records. (Cited by the sovereign and the number of the volume.) Rolls Series.
Cal. Cl. R. Calendars of the Close Rolls, as above. (Cited by the sovereign and the dates contained in the colume.)
Cal. Doc. France. Calendar of Documents in France, ed. J.H. Round. 2 vols.
Cal. P.R. Calendar of the Patent Rolls, as above.
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Cal. F. of Fines. Lond and Midd. Calendar of the Feet of Fines for London and Middlesex. 2 vols, ed. Hardy.
Cal. L. Bk. Calendars of the Letter Books of the City of London, ed. by Dr. R.R. Sharpe for the Corporation of the City of London. (Numbered A-L.)
Cal. Hust. Wills. Calendar of Wills in the Court of Husting, London, ed. Dr. R.R. Sharpe. 2 vols.
Chron. Lond.,1189-1483. Chronicles of London. Ed. 1827.
Chron. Lond. Chronicles of London, ed. C.L. Kingsford.
Cart. Ang. Sax. Cartularium Anglo-Saxonicum, ed. Birch. 3 vols and Index.
Cod. Dipl. Codex Diplomaticus Aevi Saxonici, ed. J.N. Kemble.
Chronicles of England. , by William Malmsbury, Matthew Paris, Florence of Worcester, Grafton, Fabyan, Holinshed, etc. (Various editions.) Referred to by Chronicler's name.
Collingwood. Map in Directory of London, 1907.
Dipl. Ang. Sax. Diplomatarium Anglo-Saxonicum, ed. Thorpe.
D. and C. St Paul's MSS. Dean and Chapter of St Paul's Manuscripts in St Paul's Cathedral Library.
D. and C. Westminster MSS. Dean and Chapter of Westminster Manuscripts in Westminster Abbey.
Elmes, 1831. Elmes' Topographical Directory, 1831.
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Gent. Mag. Lib. Gentleman's Magazine Library, ed. Sir L. Gomme. London. Vols. XV, XVI, XVII.
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I.T.R. Inner Temple Records.
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N. and Q. Notes and Queries. (In progress.)
Newcourt. Newcourt's Repertorium. 2 vols.
O. and M., 1677. Olgilby and Morgan's Map of London 1677.
O.E. Old English
O.S. Ordnance Survey maps. Eds. 1848-1851, 1875, 1880, 1894.
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P.O. Directory. London Post Office Directory.
Povah. Annals of St Olave Hart Street and All Hallows Staining.
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Reg. Roff. Registers of Rochester Monsatery. Rolls Series.
Rot. Hund. Rotuli Hundredorum, being the Hundred Rolls for the reigns of Edward I and II. Record Commission. 2 folio vols.
Rot. Parl. Rotuli Parliamentorum, Rolls of Parliament. 6 vols.
Rymer's Fædera. 10 vols.
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Remembrancia. Index to the Remembrancia preserved amongst the archives of the City of London.
Rocque, 1746. Rocque's Maps of London, 1746 and 1763.
S., p. - . Survey of London by John Stow. Eds. 1598, 1603, 1618, 1633. The edition made use of is the 1603 unless otherwise stated.
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Skeat and Mayhew. Dictionary of Middle English.
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Tanner's Notitia Monastica.
Trans. L. and M. Arch. Soc. Transactions of the London and Middlesex Archæological Society. (In progress.)
Trans. St. Paul's Ecc. Soc. Transactions of the St Paul's Ecclesiological Society. 5 vols.
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Wheatley. London Past and Present, by H.B. Wheatley. 4 vols.
Welch. Modern London, by C. Welch.
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