List of abbreviations

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Chamber Accounts of the Sixteenth Century. Originally published by London Record Society for the Corporation of London, London, 1984.

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Birch Historical Charters and Constitutional Documents of the City of London, ed. W. De Gray Birch, 2nd ed., 1887.
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Cal. P & M Rolls Calendar of Plea and Memoranda Rolls of the City of London, 1323–1437, ed. A. H. Thomas, 4 vols., 1437–1482, ed. P. E. Jones, 2 vols., 1926–61.
Cal. PR Calendar of Patent Rolls.
Cal. SPD Calendar of State Papers Domestic.
Cal. SPF Calendar of State Papers Foreign.
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CCCLGB, 1 Card calendar to the City Lands Grant Book, no.1, compiled by J. R. Sewell.
CCPR Card calendar to Property References in the Repertories, Journals and unpublished Letter Books before 1596, compiled by Anne Sutton.
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HR Husting Roll.
Jor. Journal of the Court of Common Council.
Letter Book Letter Book of the City of London.
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LRS London Record Society.
Masters Betty R. Masters, 'The history of the civic plate 1567–1731', Collectanea Londiniensia: Studies presented to Ralph Merrifield, LMAS, Special Paper no.2, 1978, 301–14.
PRO Public Record Office.
Remembrancia Analytical Index to the Remembrancia of the City of London 1579–1664, 1878.
Rep. Repertory of the Court of Aldermen.
Riley, Memorials H. T. Riley, Memorials of London and London Life in the XIIIth, XIVth and XVth centuries, 1868.
Shipley N. R. Shipley, 'The City Lands Committee 1592– 1642', Guildhall Studies in London History, ii, no. 4, 1977, 161–78.
Stow A Survey of London by John Stow, ed. C. L. Kingsford, 2 vols., 1908.
Thrupp Sylvia L. Thrupp, The Merchant Class of Medieval London, [1948].
VCH Victoria County History.
Woodfill W. L. Woodfill, Musicians in English Society from Elizabeth to Charles I, 1953.
Wren 1633–42 M. C. Wren, 'The Chamber of the City of London 1633–1642', Accounting Review, xxiv, no.2, April 1949, 191–8.
Wren 1633 M. C. Wren, 'The Chamber of London in 1633', Economic History Review, 2nd series, i, no. 1, 1948, 46–53.