The Overseas Trade of London: Exchequer Customs Accounts, 1480-1. Originally published by London Record Society, London, 1990.

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A Alien
Acts of Court Acts of Court of the Mercers' Company 1453–1527, ed. Laetitia Lyell and Frank D. Watney (Cambridge, 1936)
Beaven A. B. Beaven, The Aldermen of the City of London, Temp. Henry III–1912, 2 vols. (1908–13)
B.L. British Library, Department of Manuscripts
brl(s). barrel(s)
C. (centum, centena, centenarium) A hundredweight or a hundred by tale, varying according to commodity, see Glossary
C.67 P.R.O., Chancery, Pardon Rolls
C. C. R. Calendar of Close Rolls
C. F. R. Calendar of Fine Rolls
C. P. R. Calendar of Patent Rolls
cont. containing
D Denizen
del. deleted
Dietz The Port and Trade of Early Elizabethan London, Documents, ed. Brian Dietz (London Record Society, 8, 1972)
doz. dozen
E.122 P.R.O., Exchequer King's Remembrancer, Customs Accounts
E.159 P.R.O., Exchequer King's Remembrancer, Memoranda Rolls
E.356 P.R.O., Exchequer Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer, Enrolled Customs Accounts
E.H.R. English Historical Review
England's Export Trade E. M. Carus-Wilson and Olive Coleman, England's Export Trade 1275–1547 (Oxford, 1963)
fo(s). folio(s)
Gras N. S. B. Gras, The Early English Customs System (Cambridge, Mass., 1918)
grs. gross
Guth DeLloyd J. Guth, Exchequer Penal Law Enforcement, 1485–1509 (Unpublished Ph.D. Thesis, University of Pittsburg, 1967)
H Hanse
hhd(s). hogshead(s)
K.R. King's Remembrancer of the Exchequer
L. and P. Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, Henry VIII, ed. J. S. Brewer and others, 21 vols. (1864– 1920)
lb(s). pound(s)
L.T.R. Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer of the Exchequer
m. membrane
M. (mille, millena, millenarium) Ten hundreds or hundredweights, see Glossary sub C.
marg. margin
Middle English Dictionary Middle English Dictionary (Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press, 1954 onwards, in progress)
Mills, 'Collectors' Mabel H. Mills, The Collectors of Customs' in The English Government at Work, 1327–1336, ed. William A. Morris and Joseph R. Strayer, vol. 2 (Cambridge, Mass., 1947)
MS(S) manuscript(s)
O.E.D. Oxford English Dictionary
Overseas Trade of Bristol The Overseas Trade of Bristol in the later Middle Ages, ed. E. M. Carus-Wilson (Bristol Record Society, VII, 1937)
pc(s). piece(s)
Power and Postan Studies in English Trade in the Fifteenth Century, ed. Eileen Power and M. M. Postan (1933)
P.R.O. Public Record Office
qr(s). quarter(s)
Rot. Parl. Rotuli Parliamentorum; ut et petitiones et placita in parliamento (1278–1503), 6 vols. (1767–77)
Royal Commission of 1552 The Report of the Royal Commission of 1552, ed. W. C. Richardson (Morgantown, 1974)
S The Surveyor's Account of London Petty Custom, 1480–1 (E. 122/194/24)
Smit, 1150–1485 H. J. Smit, Bronnen tot de geschiedenis van den Handel met Engeland, Schotland en Ireland, 1150– 1485, 2 vols. (Rijks Geschiedkundige Publicatien, nos. 65–6, 's-Gravenhage, 1928)
Smit, 1485–1585 Ibid. 1485–1585, 2 vols. (nos. 86 and 91,1942, 1950)
Sp Spanish
Stat. Realm. Statutes of the Realm (1101–1713), ed. A. Luders et al., 11 vols. (Record Commission, 1810–28)
val. value
vol(s). volume(s)
w.g. without grain, see Glossary sub Grain
Willan, Rates A Tudor Book of Rates, ed. T. S. Willan (Manchester, 1962)
yd(s). yard(s)