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Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 11198-1304

W. H. Bliss (editor) (1893)
Covers 19 papacies, from Innocent III to Benedict XI.

Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 21305-1342

W. H. Bliss (editor) (1895)
Covers the whole of 1305 to 1342, a period which includes the papacies of Clement V, John XXII, and Benedict XII, as well as antipope Nicholas V.

Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 31342-1362

W. H. Bliss and C. Johnson (editors) (1897)
Covers the papacies of Clement VI and Innocent VI.

Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 41362-1404

W. H. Bliss and J. A. Twemlow (editors) (1902)
Covers the papacies of Urban V to Boniface IX, including that of Anti-Pope Clement VII.

Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 51398-1404

W. H. Bliss and J. A. Twemlow (editors) (1904)
Covers the latter part of the papacy of Boniface IX.

Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 61404-1415

W. H. Bliss and J. A. Twemlow (editors) (1904)
Covers papacies from Innocent VII to John XXII, and the the Anti-Popes Clement VII and Benedict XIII.

Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 71417-1431

J. A. Twemlow (editor) (1906)
Covers 10 years of the papacy of Martin V.

Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 81427-1447

J. A. Twemlow (editor) (1909)
Covers the Lateran Registers for the final years of papacy of Martin V and the Vatican Registers and first seven years of Lateran Registers for Eugenius IV.

Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 91431-1447

J. A. Twemlow (editor) (1912)
Covers the latter Lateran Registers of Eugenius IV, with one Register of an earlier date.

Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 101447-1455

J. A. Twemlow (editor) (1915)
Covers the Vatican and Lateran Registers for the papacy of Nicholas V.

Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 111455-1464

J. A. Twemlow (editor) (1921)
Covers the Vatican and Lateran Registers for the papacy of Calixtus III and the Vatican Registers for the papacy of Pius II.

Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 121458-1471

J. A. Twemlow (editor) (1933)
Covers the Lateran Registers for the papacy of Pius II and the Vatican and Lateran Registers for the papacy of Paul II.

Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 141484-1492

J. A. Twemlow (editor) (1960)
Covers the whole papacy of Innocent VIII, which lasted from 1484 to 1492.

Calendar of Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 131471-1484

J. A. Twemlow (editor) (1955)
Covers the whole papacy of Sixtus IV, Francesco della Rovere, and also includes some fragments relating to a Lateran Register of Eugenius IV.

Calendar of State Papers Relating to English Affairs in the Vatican Archives, Volume 11558-1571

J. M. Rigg (editor) (1916)
Covers the Vatican's reaction to the first years of the reign of Elizabeth I, including the pope's excommunication of Elizabeth in 1570.

Calendar of State Papers Relating to English Affairs in the Vatican Archives, Volume 21572-1578

J. M. Rigg (editor) (1926)
Covers the whole period 1572 to 1578.

Petitions to the Pope1342-1419

W. H. Bliss (editor) (1896)
Covers petitions to the Pope from the accession of Clement VI until the 16th pontifical year of Antipope Benedict XIII. The latter entries to this volume deal largely with Scottish petitions, since the Scots adhered to the Avignon papacy.