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Alfred P Beaven, 'Bibliography', in The Aldermen of the City of London Temp. Henry III - 1912, (London, 1908) pp. lxv-lxvii. British History Online [accessed 29 May 2024].

Alfred P Beaven. "Bibliography", in The Aldermen of the City of London Temp. Henry III - 1912, (London, 1908) lxv-lxvii. British History Online, accessed May 29, 2024,

Beaven, Alfred P. "Bibliography", The Aldermen of the City of London Temp. Henry III - 1912, (London, 1908). lxv-lxvii. British History Online. Web. 29 May 2024,


[This list is far from exhaustive of the authorities from which information has been derived.]

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a. Letter Books. b. Journals. c. Repertories. d. Common Hall Books. e. Husting Rolls.

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Manuscripts of the Dean and Chapter of St. Paul's (Historical MSS. Commission Appendix to 9th Report), 1883.

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Report of the Committee of Common Council on the Origin, Nature and Duties of the Office of Alderman and of the Court of Aldermen, 1834.

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Sir John J. Baddeley. The Aldermen of Cripplegate Ward, 1900.

" " The Guildhall of the City of London, 1899.

J. Noorthouck. New History of London, 1773.

J. Stow. Survey of London, ed. J. Strype, 2 vols., 1720.

" " " ed. C. L. Kingsford, 2 vols., 1908.

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W. J. Loftie. History of London, 2 vols., 1887.

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H. T. Riley. Memorials of London and London Life in the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries (1276–1419), 1868.

J. H. Round. Geoffrey de Mandeville, 1892.

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MSS. preserved in the City Library, Guildhall (particularly the Stocken MSS.).

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Sir G. L. Gomme. The Governance of London, 1907.

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A. W. Gould. History of the Fruiterers' Company, 1912.

C. Welch. History of the Worshipful Company of Pewterers of the City of London, based upon their own records. 2 vols. 1902.

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I have not included in the above the numerous Histories of England (e.g., Rapin, Echard, Gardiner, Hume, Macaulay, Lord Stanhope, Massey, Adolphus, Hallam, etc.), which necessarily deal more or less fully with incidents in or series of events connected with the civic history of London.