Periods > 14th century

Includes records of lay subsidies raised, urban government, higher clergy and religious houses.

Higher Clergy of the Church of England [Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae, 1300-1541]

Records of bishops and higher clergy for the dioceses of England and Wales. 12 volumes.

Papal Documents

 6 volumes.

City of London, Calendar of letter books

Records of the government of medieval London (1275-1509). 8 volumes.

Feet of Fines

Final concords for Lancashire, Lincolnshire, Sussex and Yorkshire. 8 volumes.

Monastic and cathedral records

Cartularies and administrative records of monastic and cathedral churches. 10 volumes.

Lay subsidy records

Records of this occasional wealth tax (13th to 16th centuries). 7 volumes.

City of London, Calendar of plea and memoranda rolls

Three volumes, covering period from 1323 to 1412. 3 volumes.

Wills and inventories

 3 volumes.

Charters and Documents of Glasgow

Transcripts of charters and documents, 1175-1649. 2 volumes.

Historical Manuscripts Commission

Seven volumes from the Reports and Calendars series of the HMC. 7 volumes.

Cardiff Records

Calendars and transcripts of medieval and early modern records. 3 volumes.

Parliament Rolls of Medieval England

Transcriptions from the manuscript rolls of all parliaments which survive for the period 1275 to 1504. The transcriptions - in Latin, Anglo-Norman or Middle English - are presented in parallel with a modern English translation. There is also a description of each parliament of the period, including for those of which no roll survives.

Assize records

Assize records for London, 14th-16th centuries. 2 volumes.

Markets and Fairs, to 1516

Gazetteer of markets and fairs and database of borough market privileges. 2 volumes.

The Aldermen of the City of LondonTemp. Henry III - 1912

Contains comprehensive lists of and biographical notes upon the aldermen of the City. It also includes extensive materials on the relationship of the various aldermen to the livery companies and to Parliament. Originally published in two volumes, it is here given in one.

Register of the Freemen of the City of York: Vol. 11272-1558

Publications of the Surtees Society, vol. 96. The register records admissions to the freedom of the city, arranged chronologically by regnal year. This first volume covers the period from the accession of Richard I to the death of Mary I.

Survey of London

Detailed studies of the capital's architecture and topography, since 1894. 4 volumes.

Catalogue of Ancient Deeds

A catalogue of the ancient deeds held by The National Archives. 6 volumes.

Chronicles, surveys and diaries (London)

Includes Stow's 'Survey' and the diary of Henry Machyn. 3 volumes.

Royal Commission on Historical Monuments

The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England 34 volumes.

Port, trade, bridge and customs records

Records for London and Bristol (15th to 18th centuries.) 2 volumes.

Calendar of early mayor's court rolls: 1298-1307

Nine rolls, covering a formative period in the history of the City of London, and illustrative of ancient municipal law and legal custom.

Parish Fraternity RegisterFraternity of the Holy Trinity and SS. Fabian and Sebastian (parish of St. Botolph without Aldersgate)

Contains: the rules of the fraternity; lists of members; accounts; memoranda and; a cartulary of deeds from the thirteenth century. The register begins with the foundation of the fraternity in 1377, and continues until its dissolution in 1548.

Calendar of Close Rolls, Henry IV: volume 11399-1402

Covers the period from October 1399 to September 1402 (1-3 Henry IV).

Victoria County History: Oxfordshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 15 volumes.

Victoria County History: Wiltshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 15 volumes.

Victoria County History: Hertfordshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 3 volumes.

The church in London 1375-1392

Details ecclesiastical property and the taxation of the clergy in the City of London. Also included are Acta of William Courtenay, Bishop of London. By kind permission of the London Record Society.

Rymer's Foedera Volume 8

Covers the period July 1397 to February 1413, the end of the reign of Richard II and the entire reign of Henry IV. Included in this volume are several documents relating to Geoffrey Chaucer and many documents concerning the struggles between Owain Glyn Dŵr and Henry IV and his sons.

Victoria County History: Cambridgeshire

The local history of the county, including the Isle of Ely, organised by parish. 8 volumes.

Victoria County History: Essex

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 8 volumes.

Victoria County History: Gloucestershire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 8 volumes.

Victoria County History: Somerset

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 8 volumes.

Victoria County History: Sussex

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 8 volumes.

Victoria County History: Yorkshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 8 volumes.

Victoria County History: Lancashire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 7 volumes.

Victoria County History: Staffordshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 7 volumes.

Victoria County History: Warwickshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 7 volumes.

Victoria County History: Buckinghamshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 4 volumes.

Victoria County History: Hampshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 4 volumes.

Victoria County History: Northamptonshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 4 volumes.

Victoria County History: Shropshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 4 volumes.

Victoria County History: Bedfordshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 3 volumes.

Victoria County History: Berkshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 3 volumes.

Victoria County History: Cheshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 3 volumes.

Victoria County History: Huntingdonshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 3 volumes.

Victoria County History: Leicestershire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 3 volumes.

Victoria County History: Surrey

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 3 volumes.

Victoria County History: Worcestershire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 3 volumes.

Hasted, History of Kent

The second edition of Edward Hasted's history, published between 1797 and 1801. 12 volumes.

Victoria County History: Middlesex

The local history of the county, organised by parish. 12 volumes.

Victoria County History: Durham

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 2 volumes.

Victoria County History: Rutland

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 2 volumes.

Blomefield's History of Norfolk

'An Essay towards a Topographical History', (11 vols, 1805-) 11 volumes.

A History of the County of Cumberland: Volume 2

A part-volume, covering the history of the religious houses in the county, including the early history of Carlisle cathedral.

A History of the County of Derby: Volume 2

A part-volume covering the religious houses of the county.

A History of the County of Dorset: Volume 2

A part-volume covering the religious houses of the county. It includes the early history of Sherborne Abbey and Wimborne Minster.

A History of the County of Kent: Volume 2

A part-volume detailing the religious houses of the county. Includes accounts of the early history of Canterbury and Rochester cathedrals, and of several sites now within the conurbation of London.

A History of the County of Lincoln: Volume 2

A part-volume covering the history of the religious houses of the county, including Lincoln cathedral, and the Gilbertine house at Sempringham.

A History of the County of London: Volume 1London within the Bars, Westminster and Southwark

Part-volume, covering the history of the religious houses of the borough of Southwark and the cities of London and Westminster.

A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2

A part-volume detailing the history of the religious houses of the county, including the cathedral priory of the Holy Trinity at Norwich, and the pilgrimage site of Walsingham.

A History of the County of Nottingham: Volume 2

A part-volume covering the religious houses of the county. It includes the early history of Southwell Minster.

A History of the County of Suffolk: Volume 2

This part-volume covers the medieval religious houses of Suffolk, including the abbey of Bury St Edmunds.

Historical gazetteer of London before the Great FireCheapside; parishes of All Hallows Honey Lane, St Martin Pomary, St Mary le Bow, St Mary Colechurch and St Pancras Soper Lane

Detailed property histories for five parishes in the central Cheapside area of London, from the 12th to the late 17th century. It includes accounts of the parish churches, and information about the people and buildings associated with the properties.

Old and New London (Thornbury & Walford)

Surveys London and Westminster and their environs (6 volumes, 1878). 6 volumes.

Environs of London (Lysons)

Lysons' account of London within twelve miles of the city (4 volumes, 1796). 4 volumes.

Magna Britannia (Lysons)

A topographical account of the counties of Great Britain. (Vols 3-6, 1814-22). 4 volumes.

Records of Westmorland

Medieval and early modern records of the Baronies of Kendale and Appleby. 4 volumes.

Thoroton's History of Nottinghamshire

As amplified by John Throsby (1790). 3 volumes.

Topographical dictionaries (Lewis)

A series of dictionaries for England, Scotland and Wales (1846-9). 3 volumes.

History and Antiquities of Durham (Surtees)

Four volumes (1820). 2 volumes.

Historical Account of Newcastle-upon-TyneIncluding the Borough of Gateshead

The 'Descriptive and Historical Account of the Town and County of Newcastle-upon-Tyne' by the Newcastle author and publisher Eneas Mackenzie. It contains historical and contemporary accounts of the religious, civic, educational and cultural buildings and institutions of the city in the early nineteenth century.

A New History of LondonIncluding Westminster and Southwark

Noorthouck's 'New History' falls into two parts. The first is a narrative history of London from the Roman period until the 1770s. The second gives accounts of the present state of the City (organised by ward), and of much of Westminster, Southwark and Lambeth. It also includes an Appendix of charters and statutes relating to the City, and lists of mayors, bishops and other officers.

The History and Antiquities of the County of Suffolk: volume 1

Describes the parishes in the three hundreds of Wangford, Mutford and Lothingland, in the north-east of the county.