References and abbreviations

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London Possessory Assizes: A Calendar. Originally published by London Record Society, London, 1965.

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Corporation of London Records Office

All records cited are in the Corporation of London Records Office unless otherwise stated. Those for which abbreviated titles have been used are as follows:

Fr. F. Fresh force rolls
H.C.P.R. Husting of Common Pleas rolls
H.P.L.R. Husting of Pleas of Land rolls
H.R. Husting rolls of deeds and wills
Liber ord. Liber ordinationum
Misc. roll AA Roll of the 1244 eyre
Misc. roll BB Roll of the 1276 eyre (fines and amercements)
P. & M. rolls Plea and memoranda rolls

P.R.O. Public Record Office

C47 Chancery: miscellaneous writs and returns
J.I.1/546 Roll of the 1321 eyre
J.I.1/549 Roll of the 1341 eyre
J.I.1/557 Roll of special assizes

B.M. British Museum

Add. Ch. 5153 Roll of the 1276 eyre (City transcript)

Printed Sources

Borough customs Borough customs, ed. Mary Bateson. 2 vols. (Selden Society, Publications, XVIII, 1904, XXI, 1906)
Cal. C.R. Calendar of Close rolls
Cal. Letter book(s) Calendar of Letter books . . ., A-[L], ed. R. R. Sharpe. 11 vols. (1899–1912)
Cal. Letters Calendar of Letters from the mayor and corporation of the City of London, c. 1350–70, ed. R. R. Sharpe. (1885)
Cal. P. & M. rolls Calendar of Plea and Memoranda rolls preserved at Guildhall, 1323–1437, ed. A. H. Thomas; 1437–82, ed. P. E. Jones. 6 vols. (1926–61)
Cal. P.R. Calendar of Patent rolls
Cal. Wills Calendar of Wills proved and enrolled in the Husting, 1258–1688, ed. R. R. Sharpe. 2 vols. (1889–90)
Historical charters Historical charters of the City of London, rev. edn., ed. W. de Gray Birch. (1887)
Holdsworth History of English law, by Sir William S. Holdsworth, 3rd edn., vols. I–III. (1922)
Liber albus & Liber custumarum Munimenta Gildhallae Londoniensis, ed. H. T. Riley, 3 vols. in 4. (Rolls series, 12, 1859–62)
Pollock and Maitland History of English law before the time of Edward I, by Sir Frederick Pollock and F. W. Maitland, 2nd edn. 2 vols. (1911)
R.H.S. Royal Historical Society
Ricart's Kalendar The maire of Bristowe is kalendar, by Robert Ricart, ed. Lucy Toulmin Smith. (Camden Society, new series, V, 1872)
Rotuli Parliamentorum Rotuli Parliamentorum, vols. I–IV. (Record Commissioners, 1783)
Statutes Statutes of the realm, vols. I–III. (Record Commissioners, 1810–17)


cit. (in index only) citizen
def(s). defendant(s)
jun. junior
kt. knight
par(s). parish(es)
pl(s). plaintiff(s)
sen. senior