Medieval England

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Offa of Mercia in history and tradition. A.E. Smith. Leeds M.A. 1942.

The life and times of Egbert, king of Wessex, 809–39. A. Jean Thorogood. Reading M.A. 1931.

The Norse occupation of the Lake District. Marjorie J. Anderton. London M.A. 1953.

The sokemen of the southern Danelaw in the 11th century. Barbara Dodwell. London M.A. 1936.

The harrying of the North by William the Conqueror. Christine Cordingley. Leeds M.A. 1935.

Earl Waltheof of Northumbria in history and tradition. F.S. Scott. Cambridge M.Litt. 1951.

Richard Coeur de Lion before his accession to the throne. Hilda F.M. Prescott. Manchester M.A. 1921.

William de Braose. M. Jones. Wales M.A. 1901.

Some aspects of the history of England north of Trent and Ribble in Stephen's reign. H.A. Cronne. Belfast M.A. 1931.

The 'northern' barons under John. J.C. Holt. Oxford D.Phil. 1952.

Aliens in British politics during the reign of King John and the minority of King Henry III, 1204–24. M.J. Knight. Nottingham M.A. 1959.

William the Marshal. Mary Salmon. Wales M.A. 1909.

The relations between Crown and baronage in England between 1216 and 1232, with especial reference to the administration of Hubert de Burgh. Gladys Malbon. London M.A. (Ext.) 1940.

Hubert de Burgh. S.H.F. Johnston. Oxford B.Litt. 1933.

Hubert de Burgh. C. Ellis. Wales M.A. 1912.

Richard Marshal and the rising of 1233–4. R.F. Walker. Wales M.A. 1950.

The early years of Richard, earl of Cornwall. Lillian W. Kelley. Liverpool M.A. 1913.

Richard of Cornwall, king of the Romans (1257–72). F.R. Lewis. Wales M.A. 1933/4.

Edmund, earl of Cornwall, and his place in history. Laura M. Midgley. Manchester M.A. 1930.

Peter of Rievaux. Mary Broxap. Manchester M.A. 1925.

The Barons' Wars, 1258–67. R.F. Treharne. Manchester M.A. 1923.

The preliminaries of the Barons' War, 1258–63. R.F. Treharne. Manchester Ph.D. 1925.

The personal disputes between Henry III and Simon and Eleanor de Montfort. Margaret M. Wade. Oxford B.Litt. 1939.

Simon de Montford and his times. D.T. Hughes. Wales M.A. 1910.

Baronial reform and rebellion in the time of Simon de Montfort. E.F. Jacob. Oxford D.Phil. 1923.

The disinherited, 1265–80: a political and social study of the supporters of Simon de Montfort and the resettlement after the Barons' War. C.H. Knowles. Wales Ph.D. 1959.

A biographical sketch of Robert Burnell, with materials for his life. Ursula W. Hughes. Oxford B.Litt. 1936.

The battles of King Edward I. J.R. Richards. Wales M.A. 1914.

Edward I as a foreign statesman. H. Instein. Oxford B.Litt. 1933.

The enquiry into the complaints against the ministers of Eleanor of Castile, 1291–2: its administrative and legal significance. Muriel E. Fenwick. London M.A. 1931.

The constitutional crisis in the closing years of the reign of Edward I. R.D. Morley. Wales M.A. 1970.

Some financial and political aspects of the constitutional crisis of 1297. Deirdre Beddoe. Wales Ph.D. 1970.

The lords ordainers and their work: a sketch of baronial government. S. Childs. London M.A. 1910.

The career of Peter of Gavaston and his place in history. Aileen A. Taylor. London M.A. 1938.

A preliminary study of the chronicles and instruments for a constitutional history of the years 1296–1301 in England. H. Rothwell. Cambridge Ph.D. 1929/30.

The conduct of English diplomacy in the 14th century. G.P. Cuttino. Oxford D.Phil. 1938.

William of Ockham's attitude to political authority and its relation to the history of his time. J.B. Morrall. Oxford B.Litt. 1949.

Thomas of Lancaster, 1307–22. J.R.L. Maddicott. Oxford D.Phil. 1968.

Constitutional and diplomatic aspects of the ordinances of 1311. Mabel H. Mills. London M.A. 1912.

The career of Aymer de Valence, earl of Pembroke, with special reference to the period from 1312 to 1324. J.R.S. Phillips. London Ph.D. 1968.

The government of Mortimer and Queen Isabella, 1327–30. S.J.T. Gibson. Manchester M.A. 1921.

Henry of Grosmont, 1st duke of Lancaster, 1310–61. K.A. Fowler. Leeds Ph.D. 1962.

A study of social and constitutional tendencies in the early years of Edward III, as illustrated more especially by the events connected with the ministerial inquiries of 1340 and the following years. Dorothy Hughes. London M.A. 1913.

Uthred of Boldon: a study in 14th-century political theory. C.H. Thompson. Manchester Ph.D. 1936.

The career of Thomas Arundel until his exile in 1397. Mrs. Margaret E. Aston. Oxford D.Phil. 1962.

The baronial opposition to Richard II, 1377–89. J.A. Tuck. Cambridge Ph.D. 1966.

The career of Thomas, duke of Gloucester. H.G. Wright. London M.A. 1931.

Thomas of Woodstock, 1355–97. K. Wilson. Sheffield M.A. 1953.

Civic factions in London and their relation to political parties, 1376–99. Ruth Bird. London M.A. 1922.

Persons and politics in the early years of the reign of Richard II. N.B. Lewis. Manchester Ph.D. 1928.

The economic and political preliminaries of the crusade of Henry Despenser, bishop of Norwich, in 1383. A.P.R. Coulborn. London Ph.D. 1931.

Richard the Second's coup d'état of 1397. Lilian B. Meyer. London M.A. 1908.

Royal political propaganda in England, 1399–1509. J.W. McKenna. Cambridge Ph.D. 1965.

Studies in constitutional ideas in England during the 15th century. S.B. Chrimes. Cambridge Ph.D. 1933.

The territorial settlement of the house of Lancaster, 1399–1401. S. Smith. Manchester M.A. 1940.

The Crown lands and the parliamentary acts of resumption, 1399–1495. B.P. Wolffe. Oxford D.Phil. 1954.

The alienation and resumption of Crown lands and revenues from 1399 to the outbreak of the Wars of the Roses. B.P. Wolffe. Oxford B.Litt. 1950.

Rebellion and disaffection in the north of England, 1403–8. P. McNiven. Manchester M.A. 1967.

The suppression of Sir John Oldcastle's rebellion in 1414. Hilda Lofthouse. Manchester M.A. 1934.

John, 1st duke of Bedford, his work and policy in England, 1389–1435. S.B. Chrimes. London M.A. 1929.

English diplomacy in the reign of Henry VI, 1422–61. J.T. Ferguson. Oxford D.Phil. 1967.

Humphrey Stafford, 1st duke of Buckingham: an estimate of the significance of his political activities. H. Cole. London M.A. 1945.

London and the Wars of the Roses, 1445–61. Margaret I. Peake. London M.A. 1925.

John Tiptoft, earl of Worcester. Rosamund J. Mitchell. Oxford B.Litt. 1929.

The Herberts of Raglan as supporters of the house of York in the second half of the 15th century. D.H. Thomas. Wales M.A. 1968.

Administration and Royal Household

The drafting of royal charters in the reign of King Edgar. R.E.A. Poole. London Ph.D. (Ext.) 1969.

Royal provision for clerks to 1272. Cecily Davies. Liverpool M.A. 1952.

The office of justiciar in Anglo-Norman England. F.J. West. Leeds Ph.D. 1951.

The early history of the English Chapel Royal, c.1066–1327. I.D. Bent. Cambridge Ph.D. 1969.

The composition and work of the royal council in the reign of Henry II, 1154–89. Audrey D. Perkyns. London M.A. 1951.

The court and household of King Henry II (1154–89). J.E. Lally. Liverpool Ph.D. 1969.

The royal family in the reign of Henry II. R.J. Smith. Nottingham M.A. 1961.

The English sheriffs in the reign of King John. B.E. Harris. Nottingham M.A. 1961.

A study, mainly from royal wardrobe accounts, of the nature and organisation of the king's messenger service from the reign of John to that of Edward III, inclusive. Mary C. Hill. London M.A. 1939.

English administrative families in the 12th and 13th centuries with special reference to the Cornhill family. W.R. Powell. Oxford B.Litt. 1952.

The justiciarship in England, 1204–32. F.J. West. Cambridge Ph.D. 1956.

The position and duties of the king's almoner, 1255–1327. Marguerite E. Lack. London M.A. 1949.

The king's government in Yorkshire, 1258–1348. Helen M. Jewell. Leeds Ph.D. 1968.

The clerical dynasties from Howdenshire, Lindsey and Nottinghamshire in the royal administration 1280–1340. J.L. Grassi. Oxford D.Phil. 1960.

The local administration of the sheriff in the 13th century. Margaret A. Hennings. London M.A. 1916.

The sheriffs and shrievalty of Lancaster in the 14th century. A.D. King. Sheffield M.A. 1953.

The sheriffs of Hampshire. P. White. London M.A. (Ext.) 1954.

The sheriffs and sheriffdoms under Edward II. J. Wood. Manchester M.A. 1923.

The financing and organisation of the household of the queens of England during the first part of the 14th century. Alice M. Best. London M.A. 1916.

The chancery in the reign of Edward III. B. Wilkinson. Manchester M.A. 1921.

The English chancery under Edward III and Richard II. B. Wilkinson. Manchester Ph.D. 1926.

The Exchequer Chamber, being 'the assembly of all the judges of England'. Mary Hemmant. London Ph.D. 1929.

The king's secretary and the signet office in the 15th century. Annette J. Otway-Ruthven. Cambridge Ph.D. 1937.

The privy seal in the early 15th century. A.L. Brown. Oxford D.Phil. 1955.

The great council in the 15th century. T.F.T. Plucknett. London M.A. 1917.

The council under Henry IV. Phyllis G. Harvey. Oxford B.Litt. 1932.

The royal household of Henry IV. A. Rogers. Nottingham Ph.D. 1966.

Some aspects of the king's household in the reign of Henry V, 1413–22. Eileen H. de L. Fagan. London M.A. 1935.

The king's council in England during the early years of the minority of Henry VI. J. Kirkland. Manchester M.A. 1940.

The activities of household officials in the 15th century, as illustrated by the Hatteclyff family. G.E. Burtt. London M.A. 1955.

The finance of the royal household, 1437–60. G.L. Harriss. Oxford D.Phil. 1953.

The relations between the Crown and the boroughs in the mid 15th century. A.P.M. Wright. Oxford D.Phil. 1966.

The administration of the Yorkist kings. J.R. Lander. Cambridge M.Litt. 1950.

The household ordinances of Edward IV. A.R. Myers. London Ph.D. (Ext.) 1956.

The later medieval sheriff and the royal household (c. 1437–1547). R.M. Jeffs. Oxford D.Phil. 1961.


In pursuit of the merchant debtor and bankrupt: 1066–1732. F.J.J. Cadwallader. London Ph.D. 1965.

A comparative study of the language of the Anglo-Norman bills of eyre and similar documents of the Channel Isles, Gloucestershire, London and a northern area (Lancashire). C.J.H. Topping. London Ph.D. 1934.

The court leet of Southampton and leet jurisdiction in general. F.J.C. Hearnshaw. London M.A. 1908.

The writ of habeas corpus. H.P. Letcher. London LL.D. (Ext.) 1933.

Some aspects of local jurisdiction in the 12th and 13th centuries, with special reference to private and county courts. Lorna E.M. Walker. London M.A. 1958.

A study of the controversy as to the application of Roman canon law in England during the middle ages. B. Allen. Oxford B.Litt. 1923.

Legal aspects of villeinage between Glanvill and Bracton. P.R. Hyams. Oxford D.Phil. 1968.

The medieval coroner, 1194–1487, with special reference to the county of Sussex. R.F. Hunnisett. Oxford D.Phil. 1956.

The early history of placita coram rege. M. Tyson. Manchester Ph.D. 1927.

Royal wardship in the reign of King John, with reference to chapters 3–6 of Magna Carta. Mary Renshaw. Manchester M.A. 1947.

The problem relating to the maintenance of law and order in 13th-century England, with particular reference to the 'custos pacis'. H. Ainsley. Wales Ph.D. 1968.

The roll and writ file of the Berkshire eyre of 1248. M.T. Clanchy. Reading Ph.D. 1966.

The Shropshire eyre roll of 1256. A. Harding. Oxford B.Litt. 1957.

Judicial investigations under the dictum de Kenilworth. Margery L. Hoyle. Manchester Ph.D. 1934.

The judicial proceedings under the dictum of Kenilworth in west Berkshire. Ellen Roberts. Manchester M.A. 1927.

The judicial proceedings under the dictum of Kenilworth in east Berkshire. Alys L. Gregory. Manchester M.A. 1927.

Judicial proceedings under the dictum of Kenilworth in north Buckinghamshire. J. Lunn. Manchester M.A. 1928.

Judicial proceedings under the dictum of Kenilworth in south Buckinghamshire. Margery L. Hoyle. Manchester M.A. 1928.

Judicial investigations under the dictum of Kenilworth (Cambridgeshire). C.C. Bayley. Manchester M.A. 1929.

Judicial proceedings under the dictum of Kenilworth, Cambridgeshire. Assize Roll 83: membranes 9–16. Sarah Cohen. Manchester M.A. 1929.

Judicial proceedings in Cambridgeshire under the dictum of Kenilworth. Assize Roll 83: membranes 17–24d. Kathleen H. Holden. Manchester M.A. 1929.

Judicial proceedings under the dictum of Kenilworth in Essex. H. Roberts. Manchester M.A. 1928.

Judicial investigations under the dictum of Kenilworth (Northamptonshire). Mary M. Rothwell. Manchester M.A. 1929.

Judicial investigations under the dictum of Kenilworth (Northamptonshire). E.H. Graham. Manchester M.A. 1930.

Judicial investigations under the dictum of Kenilworth: Northamptonshire. T.W. Byrne. Manchester M.A. 1932.

Judicial proceedings under the dictum of Kenilworth in Surrey. Lucy M. Round. Manchester M.A. 1928.

The judicial proceedings under the dictum of Kenilworth in Sussex, Surrey and Kent. Annie Buckley. Manchester M.A. 1927.

The doctrine of judicial precedent: its history and importance as a source of law. T.E. Lewis. Cambridge Ph.D. 1927/8.

Chester pentice and portmote courts under Edward I. A. Hopkins. Liverpool M.A. 1947.

Quo warranto proceedings in the reign of Edward I, 1278–94. D.W. Sutherland. Oxford D.Phil. 1956.

The quo warranto proceedings for the county of Lancaster, 1292. A. Cantle. London M.A. 1935.

Aspects of the development of the crime of high treason. J.K. Barratt. Manchester LL.M. 1956.

The law of treason in England in the later middle ages. J.G. Bellamy. Nottingham Ph.D. 1966.

P.R.O. Assize Roll 505, edited with an introduction on the war-time administration of Lincolnshire, 1294–8. W.S. Thomson. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1939.

Sir William de Bereford, c. 1250–1326. C.P. Cottis. Oxford B.Litt. 1958.

A history of the order of the serjeants at law. J.H. Baker. London Ph.D. 1968.

Sir Geoffrey Le Scrope, chief justice of the king's bench, 1324–38. E.L.G. Stones. Glasgow Ph.D. 1950.

The origin and early history of the office of notary. J.C. Brown. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1934/5.

Proceedings in the court of chancery up to c.1460. Margaret E. Avery. London M.A. 1958.

The working of the court of king's bench in the 15th century. Marjorie Blatcher. London Ph.D. 1936.

The system of gaol delivery as illustrated in the extant gaol delivery rolls of the 15th century. Marguerite E.H.J. Gollancz. London M.A. 1936.

Commissions of oyer and terminer in 15th-century England. Judith B. Avrutick. London M.Phil. 1967.


A study of the knights of the shire returned to parliament by Bedfordshire during the middle ages. Margery A. Fletcher. London M.A. 1933.

The parliamentary representation of the county of York from the earliest parliaments to 1601. A. Gooder. Leeds Ph.D. 1933.

Aspects of the history of the Commons in the 14th century. Doris Rayner. Manchester Ph.D. 1934.

The parliamentary representation of the county of Lancaster in the reign of Edward II. E. Fox. Manchester M.A. 1956.

County representatives in the parliaments of Edward III. Kathleen L. Wood-Legh. Oxford B.Litt. 1929.

Suggestions concerning the date and authorship of the Modus Tenendi Parliamentum. Dorothy K. Hodnett. Bristol M.A. 1918.

The opening address to parliament, with particular reference to the period 1377–1484. F. Williamson. Manchester M.A. 1935.

The parliamentary representation of Northamptonshire and Rutland, 1377–1422. F.A. Clifford. Manchester M.A. 1967.

The parliamentary representation of Warwickshire and Leicestershire, 1377–1422. Margaret G. Webb. Nottingham M.A. 1961.

The parliamentary representation of Essex and Hertfordshire, 1377–1422. Anthea Wade. Manchester M.A. 1967.

The parliamentary representation of Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire, 1377–1422. A.E. Goodman. Oxford B.Litt. 1965.

Parliamentary representation of Norfolk and Suffolk, 1377–1422. E.L.T. John. Nottingham M.A. 1959.

The parliamentary representation of Surrey and Sussex, 1377–1422. A. Rogers. Nottingham M.A. 1957.

The knights of the shire for Worcestershire, 1377–1421. J.T.P. Driver. Liverpool M.A. 1962.

The parliamentary representation of Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Staffordshire during the reign of Richard II. J.G. Bellamy. Nottingham M.A. 1961.

Parliament in the reign of Richard II. May McKisack. Oxford B.Litt. 1923/4.

Parliamentary representation in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire in the 15th century. Elizabeth A. Ayres. Nottingham M.A. 1956.

Petitions in parliament under the Lancastrians from, or relating to, towns. Miriam A. Rose. London M.A. 1926.

The knights of the shire for the county of Lancaster, 1399–1437. J.S. Roskell. Manchester M.A. 1934.

The personnel of parliament under Henry IV. Janet W. Muir. London M.A. 1924.

A study of the parliamentary burgesses during the first half of the 15th century, based on the returns of London, York, Norwich, Bristol and Southampton, between 1413 and 1437. J. Lawson. Manchester M.A. 1936.

Some aspects of the history of the Commons in the reign of Henry V and the minority of Henry VI (with special reference to parliamentary petitions). A.R. Myers. Manchester M.A. 1935.

Burgess representation of the county of Wiltshire, 1422–37: a local study of the social composition of the burgess element in parliament. J.T. Driver. Oxford B.Litt. 1951.

The personnel of the house of commons in 1422. J.S. Roskell. Oxford D.Phil. 1941.

The parliament of 1449–50. R. Virgoe. London Ph.D. 1964.

The burgesses in the parliaments of Yorkist England. K.N. Houghton. Liverpool M.A. 1961.


The military and naval terms in the Norman and Anglo-Saxon chronicles of the 12th century. G.C. Johnson. Leeds Ph.D. 1949.

Military organisation in England, 1124–1254. J.S. Critchley. Nottingham Ph.D. 1968.

The place of English castles in the administrative and military organisation 1154–1216, with special reference to the reign of John. R.A. Brown. Oxford D.Phil. 1953.

Aspects of military organisation in England under King John: the foreign mercenaries, their place in the royal armies and in feudal society, and their relationship to the household. W.J. Smith. Wales M.A. 1951.

Ireland's participation in the military activities of English kings in the 13th and early 14th centuries. J.F. Lydon. London Ph.D. 1955.

The Welsh soldier in England's armies of the 13th and 14th centuries. T.L. Williams. Wales M.A. 1915.

The Anglo-Welsh wars, 1217–67: with special reference to English military developments. R.F. Walker. Oxford D.Phil. 1954.

Edward I's wars and their financing, 1294–1307. M.C. Prestwich. Oxford D.Phil. 1968.

The administration of the navy in the reign of Edward III. R.M. Hedley. Manchester M.A. 1922.

The employment of naval forces in the reign of Edward III. A.T. Hall. Leeds M.A. 1956.

Military system of Edward III. A.E. Prince. Oxford B.Litt. 1929.

Berwick upon Tweed in the wars of Edward III. Beryl L. Atkinson. Leeds M.A. 1959.

Measures taken by the king to fortify and munition the royal castles of England between the years 1327 and 1345. A.J. Campbell. Durham M.A. 1956.

Naval policy at the end of the 14th century. T. Booth. Leeds M.A. 1932.

Royal administration and the keeping of the seas 1422–85. C.F. Richmond. Oxford D.Phil. 1963.

The armourer and his methods, with some account of individual masters of the craft. C.J. ffoulkes. Oxford B.Litt. 1911.

See also MEDIEVAL EUROPE AND BYZANTIUM: GENERAL AND POLITICAL HISTORY: England and France, including the Hundred Years War.



Moneyers of the late Anglo-Saxon coinage, 973–1016. Veronica J. Smart. Nottingham M.A. 1963.

The organisation of the currency, c. 1180–c.1250. G.K. Tibbo. Reading M.A. 1954.

The great roll of the pipe for the 9th year of the reign of King Richard I, Michaelmas 1197. Helen M. Grace. Reading M.A. 1929.

The carucage of 1200. P.W. Hasler. Reading M.A. 1955.

The great roll of the pipe for the 7th year of the reign of King John, Michaelmas 1205. S. Smith. Reading Ph.D. 1937.

The great roll of the pipe for the 14th and 16th years of the reign of King John. Patricia M. Barnes. Reading Ph.D. 1956.

Pipe roll, 2 Henry III. Erica P. Ebden. Reading M.Phil. 1969.

The great roll of the pipe for the 4th year of the reign of Henry III. B.E. Harris. Nottingham Ph.D. 1970.

Jewish finance in England, 1216–90, with special reference to royal revenue. P. Elman. London M.A. 1935.

Plea rolls of the exchequer of the Jews (Michaelmas Term 1277 - Hilary Term 1279) preserved in the Public Record Office. Sarah Cohen. London Ph.D. 1951.

The financial relations between the Crown and the City of London in the reigns of Edward I to Henry VII (excluding parliamentary taxation). G.J. de C. Mead. London M.A. 1936.

Clerical taxation and consent in the reign of Edward I. H.S. Deighton. Oxford B.Litt. 1935.

Scutages and aids in England, particularly in the 14th century. Helena M. Chew. London M.A. 1921.

The Stapeldon-Meldon exchequer reforms and their execution. Dorothy M. Broome. Manchester M.A. 1920.

The exchequer under Edward III: a preliminary study. Dorothy M. Broome. Manchester Ph.D. 1922.

The taxation of wool, 1327–48. F.R. Barnes. Manchester M.A. 1912.

The London lay subsidy of 1332. Margaret Curtis. Manchester M.A. 1912.

Studies in taxation and the development of parliament, 1336–48. W.N. Bryant. Cambridge Ph.D. 1964.

The administration of the subsidies under Edward III, 1336–48. M.V. Gregory. Manchester M.A. 1921.

Edward III's war finance 1337–41: transactions in wool and credit operations. E.B. Fryde. Oxford D.Phil. 1947.

English government finance, 1399–1413. T. Kido. London Ph.D. 1966.

Land Tenure

The Anglo-Saxon thegnage from 871 to c.1100, with some comparison with the pre-feudal Frankish nobility of service. Mary C. Pinsent. London M.A. 1952.

Agricultural enterprise on the red loams and culm measures of Devon - an analytical survey. J.R. Blunden. Exeter Ph.D. 1965.

Studies in the geography of Domesday Book. I.B. Terrett. Liverpool Ph.D. 1950.

Norman Lincolnshire. G.H. Marshall. Leeds M.A. 1948.

Feudalism in Jersey. Agnes F. Luce. London M.A. 1924.

The eperqueries of the Channel Islands and their analogues. Brenda M. Bolton. Leeds M.A. 1963.

The lands and rights of Harold, son of Godwine, and their redistribution by William I. R.H. Davies. Wales M.A. 1968.

Aspects of sub-infeudation on some Domesday secular fiefs. J.F.A. Mason. Oxford D.Phil. 1952.

The king's thegns and serjeants in Domesday Book. Amy E. Watkinson. London M.A. 1958.

The social structure of English Mercia in Domesday. Pauline M. Lehmann. London M.A. 1950.

The Domesday survey of Middlesex. T.G. Pinder. London M.A. 1960.

The Domesday survey of Dorset and the Dorset geld rolls. E. Ann Williams. London Ph.D. 1964.

The feudal aspect of the Domesday survey of Somerset and Dorset in connexion with the barony of Moiun (Dunster castle) and analogous feudal estates, based upon contemporary public and local records. Margaret F. Moore. London Ph.D. 1930.

The Domesday geography of Somerset and Staffordshire. P. Wheatley. London M.A. 1951.

A study of the lay fiefs of Norfolk at the time of the Domesday Survey. P. Carnell. Wales M.A. 1966.

Feudal tenure in 11th-century England: the Norman conquest of Kent. G.R. Duncombe. Exeter M.A. 1967.

The Cartae Baronum of 1166. B.J. Feeney. Belfast M.A. 1970.

Some contributions to 13th-century feudal geography. I.J. Sanders. Oxford D.Phil. 1938.

English ecclesiastical baronies and knight service, especially in the 13th and 14th centuries. Helena M. Chew. London Ph.D. 1926.

Frank almoign: a study of ecclesiastical tenure in England chiefly in the 14th and 15th centuries. Elisabeth G. Kimball. Oxford B.Litt. 1927.

The Leicestershire survey, c. A.D. 1130. C.F. Slade. Reading Ph.D. 1956.

Estates and Forests

A study of the social and economic influence of the small unit of cultivation. E. Thomas. Oxford B.Litt. 1926.

A contribution to the study of strip lynchets. G.W. Whittington. Reading Ph.D. 1959.

Anglo-Saxon charters. Agnes J. Robertson. Cambridge Ph.D. 1933/4.

The role of the Fenland in English history. H.C. Darby. Cambridge Ph.D. 1930/1.

The Lincolnshire Fenland in the early middle ages: a social and economic history. H.E. Hallam. Nottingham Ph.D. 1957.

The history of Pershore abbey and its estates. R.A.L. Smith. London M.A. 1938.

Custodia Essexae: a study of the conventual property held by the priory of Christ Church, Canterbury, in the counties of Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk. J.F. Nichols. London Ph.D. 1930.

The estates of the cathedral church of Hereford, 1066–1317. Marjorie Jones. Oxford B.Litt. 1958.

The estates of the Clare family, 1066–1317. Jennifer C. Ward. London Ph.D. 1962.

The family and honour of Mowbray in England and Normandy, 1100–91. Diana E. Greenway. Cambridge Ph.D. 1967.

Some northern royal forests, north of Trent, 1066–1307. W.H. Liddell. Nottingham M.A. 1961.

The administration and economy of the Forest of Feckenham during the early middle ages. J. West. Birmingham M.A. 1964.

The administration and agrarian policy of the manors of Durham cathedral priory. Elizabeth M. Halcrow. Oxford B.Litt. 1949.

The estates of Peterborough abbey, 1086–1310: the Norman settlement to the Edwardian administration. E.J. King. Cambridge Ph.D. 1968.

Settlement, land use and population in the western portion of the Forest of Arden, Warwickshire, between 1086 and 1350: a study in historical geography. B.K. Roberts. Birmingham Ph.D. 1965.

The reclamation of waste in the Forest of Knaresborough: a study in settlement and enclosure. Margaret Agerskow. Leeds M.A. 1958.

The Forest of Dean in its relations with the Crown during the 12th and 13th centuries. Margaret L. Bazeley. London M.A. 1911.

The estates of Norwich cathedral priory during the 12th and 13th centuries. E. Stone. Oxford D.Phil. 1956.

Ramsey abbey estates: a study in economic growth and organisation. J.A. Raftis. Cambridge Ph.D. 1954.

A calendar of the de Hoghton deeds and papers at Preston Hoghton Towers, Lancs. J.H. Lumby. Liverpool M.A. 1936.

The administration of the royal forests of England during the 13th century. R.K.J. Grant. Wales Ph.D. 1938.

The forest books of the royal forest of Sherwood. Helen E. Boulton. Nottingham M.A. 1959.

The monastic grange: a survey of the historical and archaeological evidence. C.P.S. Platt. Leeds Ph.D. 1966.

The grange system and sheep farming activities of some Yorkshire Cistercian abbeys. Patricia B. Atkinson. London M.A. (Ext.) 1953.

The estates of Glastonbury abbey in the later middle ages. I.J.E. Keil. Bristol Ph.D. 1964.

The Worcestershire peasantry in the later middle ages. R.K. Field. Birmingham M.A. 1962.

The peasant land market in Berkshire during the later middle ages. Mrs. Rosamund J. Faith. Leicester Ph.D. 1962.

Agrarian conditions on the Wiltshire estates of the duchy of Lancaster, the Lords Hungerford and the bishopric of Winchester in the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries. Mrs. Richenda C. Scott. London Ph.D. 1940.

English manorial accountancy in the 13th and early 14th centuries, with special reference to the didactic treatises on the subject. Dorothea Oschinsky. London Ph.D. 1942.

The machinery of manorial administration, with special reference to the lands of the bishopric of Winchester, 1208–1454. Eleanor Swift. London M.A. 1930.

The franchise in 13th-century England, with especial reference to the estates of the bishopric of Winchester. A.N. May. Cambridge Ph.D. 1970.

Land and population on the bishop of Winchester's estates, 1209–1350. J.Z. Titow. Cambridge Ph.D. 1962.

The pipe roll of the bishopric of Winchester, 1210–11: an edition of the text with an introductory essay on its value for administrative history. N.R. Holt. Manchester M.A. 1955.

The estates of Titchfield abbey, c. 1245 to c. 1380. D.G. Watts. Oxford B.Litt. 1958.

The organisation of the manor, with reference to the estates of Crowland abbey. Frances M. Page. Cambridge Ph.D. 1929/30.

Accounts and surveys of the Wiltshire lands of Adam de Stratton, 1269–89. M.W. Farr. Birmingham M.A. 1959.

A geographical study of agriculture on the Kentish manors of Canterbury cathedral priory, 1272–1379. Ann Smith. Liverpool M.A. 1961.

The lands of Isabella de Fortibus, countess of Aumale: a study in 13th-century administration. N. Denholm-Young. Oxford B.Litt. 1929.

The manorial administration of the bishopric of Winchester, 1282–1304. Jean Parke. Manchester M.A. 1947.

The Dean Forest eyre of 1282. C.E. Hart. Bristol M.A. 1956.

Bolton priory, 1286–1325: an economic study. I. Kershaw. Oxford D.Phil. 1969.

Agrarian conditions in Herefordshire and the adjacent border during the later middle ages. A.J. Roderick. London Ph.D. 1938.

The abbey of Chertsey and its manors under Abbot John de Rutherwyk, 1307–47. Elsie Toms. London Ph.D. 1935.

Aspects of the economic development of some Leicestershire estates in the 14th and 15th centuries. R.H. Hilton. Oxford D.Phil. 1940.

The administration of the estates of Merton College in the 14th century, with special reference to the Black Death and the problems of labour. Mrs. Edith C. Lowry. Oxford D.Phil. 1932/3.

The Woodlands Estate, 1357–1527. P.A. Crowther. Nottingham M.A. 1969.

The lands and servants of the dukes of York to 1415. T.B. Pugh. Oxford B.Litt. 1948.

The Stanley family, c. 1385–1651: a study of the origins, power and wealth of a landowning family. B. Coward. Sheffield Ph.D. 1968.

Christ Church, Canterbury, and its lands from the beginning of the priorate of Thomas Chillenden to the Dissolution (1391–1540). Mrs. Mary N. Birchall, née Carlin. Oxford B.Litt. 1970.

A study of landowners and their estates in Essex, Kent, Surrey and Sussex at the opening of the 15th century, based on the assessments for the land tax of 1412 (Feudal Aids. VI, p.391 seq.). Mrs. Madeline J. Barber. Oxford B.Litt. 1949.

The estates of the Pelham family in east Sussex before 1500. Marie Clough. Cambridge Ph.D. 1957.

The estates of the Percy family, 1416–1537. J.M.W. Bean. Oxford D.Phil. 1952.

Some Yorkshire estates of the Percies, 1450–1650. E.J. Fisher. Leeds Ph.D. 1955.

An edition of the cartulary of John de Macclesfield. Julia L.C. Bruell. London M.A. (Ext.) 1969.

The economy and administration of the estates of the dean and chapter of Exeter cathedral in the 15th century. D.J.B. Hindley. London M.A. (Ext.) 1958.

For cartularies of religious houses, see under ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY: Monasticism and Religious Orders

Trade and Industry

The Old English gild system. Mrs. Constance W. Dove. Leeds M.A. 1941.

The growth of the organisation of the Cinque ports confederation. Katherine M.E. Murray. Oxford B.Litt. 1932.

The Cinque port towns: a comparative geographical study. Marjorie Wright. London Ph.D. 1965.

The location and development of the Hull fishing industry. G.S. Clark. Hull M.Sc. 1957.

The history of the port of Hull to the end of the 14th century. W.R. Jones. Wales M.A. 1944.

The pastoral custom and local wool trade of medieval Sussex, 1085–1485. A.M.M. Melville. London M.A. 1931.

Medieval fairs in England. J. Bennison. London M.A. 1911.

Yorkshire fairs and markets to the end of the 18th century. K.L. McCutcheon. Durham M.Litt. 1935.

Historical survey of the Somerset and Bristol fairs. N.F. Hulbert. Bristol M.A. 1935.

A glossary of textile fabrics used in England prior to 1500 A.D., with notes upon their history and application. Marjorie Leaf. Leeds M.A. 1934.

The market for Flemish and Brabantine cloth in England from the 12th to the 14th century. Lorna J. Buyse. London M.A. 1956.

The history of the London Weavers' Company. Frances Consitt. Oxford B.Litt. 1929.

The medieval gilds of Stratford-on-Avon and the timber-framed building industry. T.H. Lloyd. Birmingham M.A. 1961.

The London fur trade in the later middle ages, with particular reference to the Skinners' Company. Elspeth M. Veale. London Ph.D. 1953.

The medieval pottery industry in Great Britain. J.W.G. Musty. Bristol M.A. 1966.

The medieval pottery of the Leicester region and its interpretation for social and economic history. J.F.O'N. Russell. Belfast M.A. 1966.

The history of Reading in the later middle ages, considered with special reference to the importance of the gild merchant in medieval seignorial boroughs. N.H. Gibbs. Oxford D.Phil. 1935.

The trade and industry of Devonshire in the later middle ages. Frances A. Mace. London M.A. 1925.

The borough of Droitwich and its salt industry, 1215–1700. Elizabeth K. Gillan. Birmingham M.A. 1956.

Economic change in Derbyshire in the late middle ages, 1272–1540. I.S.W. Blanchard. London Ph.D. 1967.

A general sketch of the history of the Italian merchants in England, 1272–1399; especially in connexion with the wool trade. Ada Neild. London M.A. 1914.

The English wool trade in the 13th century. F. Miller. Oxford B.Litt. 1921.

The medieval wills of Bristol. Mrs. Gillian H. Nicolson, née Sutcliffe. Birmingham M.A. 1970.

The rise of the English merchants from the expulsion of the Jews to the peace of Bretigny. Ann K. Pattison. Liverpool M.A. 1953.

The Wealden iron industry. Margaret Richards. London Ph.D. 1924.

The import trade in salt into England in the 14th and 15th centuries. A.R. Bridbury. London Ph.D. 1953.

The non-sweet wine trade of England during the 14th and 15th centuries. Margaret K. James. Oxford D.Phil. 1952.

Some aspects of the trade of Newcastle upon Tyne in the 14th century. J.B. Blake. Bristol M.A. 1962.

The port of Chester in the late middle ages: a study of the customs organisation, the trade and merchant community of Chester between 1301 and 1558. K.P. Wilson. Liverpool Ph.D. 1966.

The borough and the merchant community of Ipswich, 1317–1422. G.H. Martin. Oxford D.Phil. 1955.

The legal and economic relations between alien merchants and the central government in England, 1350–77. Alice Beardwood. Oxford D.Phil. 1928/9.

The position of foreign merchants in England in the time of Edward III, mainly from the legal standpoint. Alice Beardwood. Oxford B.Litt. 1924.

The societies of the Bardi and Peruzzi and their dealings with Edward III. E. Russell. Manchester M.A. 1912.

The history of the Staple at Westminster in the reign of Richard II. Janet S.A. Macaulay. Oxford B.Litt. 1934.

The ship-building industry on the east and south coasts of England in the 15th century. Mary A.S. Hickmore. London M.A. 1937.

A study of the merchant class of London in the 15th century, with special reference to the Company of Grocers. Sylvia L. Thrupp. London Ph.D. 1931.

The overseas trade of Bristol in the later middle ages: a study of English commerce, 1399–1485. Eleanora M. Carus-Wilson. London M.A. 1926.

Women in the textile industries and trade of 15th century England. Marian K. Dale. London M.A. 1928.

The port book of Southampton for 1439–40, edited, with an introduction relating to local port dues and the coastal trade of Southampton. H.S. Cobb. London M.A. 1957.

The brokage book of Southampton for 1443–4, edited, with an introduction on the Bargate tolls and the overland distribution of goods from Southampton. Olive P. Coleman. London M.A. 1957.

The transactions between the merchants of the Staple and the Lancastrian government, 1449–61. Winifred I. Haward. London Ph.D. 1931.

Prices and wages in England, 1450–1550. Y.S. Brenner. London M.A. 1960.

The financing of trade in the later middle ages, with special reference to English foreign trade in the 15th century. M.M. Postan. London M.Sc. 1926.

Plymouth Haven: a survey of the Haven in relation to the sea manuals and charts used in the home waters of north-west Europe from the late 14th century to 1693. A.E. Stephens. London M.Sc. 1936.

The history of cartographical symbols. Eila M.J. Campbell. London M.A. 1946.

Social History

Kingship and nobility in Anglo-Saxon England to the time of Alfred the Great. H.R. Loyn. Wales M.A. 1949.

The family of de la Pomerai of Beri, 1066–1700 (with appendix post 1720). E.B. Powley. Liverpool M.A. 1941.

The early history of the Davenports of Davenport. T.P. Highet. Manchester M.A. 1953.

The Lacy family in England and Normandy, 1066–1194. W.E. Wightman. Leeds Ph.D. 1960.

The Lacy family of Herefordshire before 1243: their influence on the political history of England, Normandy and Ireland. Barbara Donaldson. Bristol M.A. 1957.

The character and use of domestic furnishings in England as discernible from documentary and archaeological evidence from the 11th to the 15th centuries. Mrs. Penelope Eames. Liverpool M.A. 1969.

The social and economic condition of the unfree classes in England from the 12th to the 14th century, with special reference to the eastern counties. N. Neild. London M.A. 1908.

The acta of John, lord of Ireland and count of Mortain, with a study of his household. Margaret Preen. Manchester M.A. 1949.

The development of West Riding surnames from the 13th to the 20th century. G. Redmonds. Leicester Ph.D. 1969.

The Hungerford family in the later middle ages. J.L. Kirby. London M.A. 1939.

The position and history of the Jews in England in the 13th century. E. Dakin. Wales M.A. 1913.

The house of Bigod in the reign of Henry III. G. Goodall. Manchester M.A. 1925.

The English view of usury and the distribution of wealth in the later middle ages. H.G. Richardson. London M.A. 1912.

The distribution of lay wealth in south-east England in the early 14th century. R.E. Glasscock. London Ph.D. 1962.

The career, lands and family of William Montague, earl of Salisbury, 1301–44. R. Douch. London M.A. (Ext.) 1950.

Medieval administration in the 14th century, with special reference to the household of Elizabeth de Burgh, Lady of Clare. Clare A. Musgrave. London M.A. 1923.

Foreign chivalry at the court of Edward III. F. Schenck. Oxford B.Litt. 1912.

The Lords Grey of Ruthin, 1325 to 1490: a study in the lesser baronage. R.I. Jack. London Ph.D. 1961.

The English nobility in the reign of Edward III. G.A. Holmes. Cambridge Ph.D. 1952.

The Black Death, 1348–9, with special reference to cathedral registers for the mortality of the clergy. J. Lunn. Cambridge Ph.D. 1930/1.

Social life in England during the reign of Richard II. Grace B.C. Newell. Leeds M.A. 1931.

The family of Talbot, Lords Talbot and earls of Shrewsbury, 1387–1473. A.J. Pollard. Bristol Ph.D. 1968.

Medieval travel, as illustrated by the wardrobe accounts of Henry, earl of Derby, 1390–3. Grace Stretton. London M.A. 1924.

The Yorkshire baronage, 1399–1433. C.D. Ross. Oxford D.Phil. 1950.

East Anglian society in the 15th century: an historico-regional survey. G.E. Morey. London Ph.D. (Ext.) 1951.

Ralph, Lord Cromwell and his household: studies in relation to household accounts in the possession of Lord De l'Isle and Dudley. Evelyn M. Price. London M.A. 1948.

The Bulkeleys of Baron Hill, 1440–1621. D.C. Jones. Wales M.A. 1958.

The nobility of England, 1453–1558. P.J. Higson. Liverpool M.A. 1959.

A new edition of the Cely Letters: 1472–88. Mrs. Alison H. Hanham, née Forester. Bristol Ph.D. 1954.

The Plumpton correspondence: an historical and social survey. Mrs. Shirley M. Walker, née Thomas. Leeds M.A. 1962.

The status and function of minstrels in England between 1350 and 1400. Margaret A. Price. Birmingham M.A. 1964/5.

Music under the later Plantagenets. B.L. Trowell. Cambridge Ph.D. 1960.

The royal entry in medieval and early Tudor England. Caroline L.W. Holt. Manchester Ph.D. 1969.



A short consideration of the influence of the Roman see in the conversion of Britain to Christianity. E.M. Swift. Belfast M.A. 1915.

The archiepiscopal sees in England from St. Augustine to St. Dunstan. J.W. Lamb. Leeds Ph.D. 1953.

The territorial possessions of St. Wilfrid and their influence upon his career. M. Roper. Manchester M.A. 1958.

Theodore of Tarsus, archbishop of Canterbury 668–90. R.H. Whitaker. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1948.

The autonomy of the Anglo-Saxon Church. J.G.M. Howard. Durham M.A. 1931.

Anglo-Saxon ecclesiastical organisation in the kingdom of Wessex. P.G. Medd. Oxford B.Litt. 1958.

A correlation of linguistic and archaeological evidence for Anglo-Saxon heathenism. Audrey L. Savill. Cambridge Ph.D. 1959.

The Celtic Church in England after the synod of Whitby. J.L.G. Meissner. Belfast M.A. 1927.

The origin of the parish. M.W. Neilson. Aberdeen Ph.D. 1928.

Some aspects of Northumbrian history in the 11th century, with particular reference to the four last Anglo-Saxon archbishops of York, 1002-69. Janet M. Cooper. Cambridge Ph.D. 1968.

The king's government and episcopal vacancies in England, 11th to 14th century. Margaret E. Howell. London Ph.D. 1955.

The bishops of Chichester and the administration of their diocese from the Norman Conquest to 1207, with a collection of acta. H.M.R.E. Mayr-Harting. Oxford D.Phil. 1961.

Church and state during the reign of William I. J.W. Lamb. Leeds M.A. 1933.

The Norman episcopate during the reign of William the Conqueror. P.L. Hull. Bristol M.A. 1954.

The church of Exeter in the Norman period. D.W. Blake. Exeter M.A. 1970.

The parish in Domesday Book: a study of the mother churches, manorial churches and rural chapels in the late Saxon and early Norman periods. Daphne H. Gifford. London Ph.D. 1952.

The English Church under Henry I. M. Brett. Oxford D.Phil. 1969.

Anselm and his circle; a study of the historical importance of his letters. Winifred M. Mitchiner. London M.A. 1945.

The correspondence of Archbishop Lanfranc: a critical edition with notes and a historical introduction. Mrs. V. Helen Clover. Cambridge Ph.D. 1962.

Themes and traditions in saints' legends in Britain and Ireland. B.K. Martin. Cambridge M.Litt. 1958.

English hagiology, 1100–35. D.F.H. Farmer. Oxford B.Litt. 1967.

Jacobean pilgrims from England from the early 12th to the late 15th century. Mrs. Constance M. Storrs. London M.A. 1964.

The activities of rural deans in England in the 12th and 13th centuries. J. Foster. Manchester M.A. 1955.

The statutes of the provincial courts of Canterbury and York. C.E. Welch. Southampton Ph.D. 1968.

The archiepiscopate of William of Corbeil, 1123–36. D.L.T. Bethell. Oxford B.Litt. 1963.

An edition and translation of the 'Vita domini Roberti de Betune Herfordensis episcopi', by William de Wycumba, with introduction and notes. Betty J. Parkinson. Oxford B.Litt. 1951.

The life of Theobald, archbishop of Canterbury. A.A. Saltman. London Ph.D. 1951.

The life and acts of Robert of Chesney, bishop of Lincoln, 1148–66. H.P. King. London M.A. 1955.

Roger, bishop of Worcester, 1164–79. Mary G. Hall. Oxford B.Litt. 1940.

The acta of Archbishops Richard and Baldwin, 1174–90. Bridgett E.A. Jones. London Ph.D. 1964.

Gilbert Glanville, bishop of Rochester, 1185–1214, and the relationship of the see of Rochester to Canterbury to 1238. J. Moule. Manchester M.A. 1954.

An edition of William of Malmesbury's Treatise on the Miracles of the Virgin, with an account of its place in his writings and in the development of Mary legends in the 12th century. P.N. Carter. Oxford D.Phil. 1960.

Contribution to the study of the life of Thomas Becket with special reference to the manuscripts of the poem De Sancto Thoma Archiepiscopo Cantuariensi. H.H. Hodge. London M.A. 1923.

The tradition of St. Thomas of Canterbury in literature, art and religion. A.B. Cottle. Wales M.A. 1947.

Thómas saga Erkibyskups: a new collation. Margaret Orme. London M.A. 1964.

The organisation and administration of the see and diocese of Durham, 1195–1229. P.C. Brooke. Newcastle M.Litt. 1967.

The episcopal constitutions of the diocese of Durham in the century after the Fourth Lateran Council. E. Featherstone. Durham M.A. 1960.

Some aspects of the chantry system in Lancashire. Mary F. Coogan. Manchester M.A. 1944.

The minor corporations of the secular cathedrals of the province of Canterbury (excluding the Welsh sees) between the 13th century and 1536, with special reference to the minor canons of St. Paul's cathedral from their origin in the 12th century to the visitation of Bishop Gibson in 1724. A.R.B. Fuller. London M.A. 1947.

The administrative machinery of the archbishopric of Canterbury as illustrated chiefly by records at Lambeth and Canterbury. Irene J. Churchill. Oxford D.Phil. 1930.

Christ Church, Canterbury and the sede vacante jurisdiction of Canterbury during the 13th century. Marjorie M. Morgan. Oxford B.Litt. 1938.

John de Gray, bishop of Norwich. G.M. Budge. Manchester M.A. 1946.

A study of the archiepiscopal household of Stephen Langton and a collection of his acta. Kathleen Major. Oxford B.Litt. 1931.

The questions of Stephen Langton. Alys L. Gregory. Manchester Ph.D. 1929.

Stephen Langton as a defender of English liberty. Eva D. Parry. Wales M.A. 1923.

The Lincoln cathedral chapter under Bishop Hugh of Wells, 1209–35. G.E. Milburn. Manchester M.A. 1969.

The administration of Hugh of Wells, bishop of Lincoln, 1209–35. D.M. Smith. Nottingham Ph.D. 1970.

An examination of the theory and practice of appointments in the reigns of Henry III and Edward I (1216–1307), and of their historical significance. Phyllis H. Scotney. London M.A. 1927.

Disputes about episcopal elections in England in the reign of Henry III, with special reference to some unpublished Durham documents. W.K. Evers. Oxford B.Litt. 1936.

The episcopate in the reign of Henry III. Marion E. Gibbs. Oxford B.Litt. 1932.

Edition of Liber Albus I of Wells cathedral, fos. 9–61. Alison E. Cavendish. London M.A. 1959.

English preaching, 1221–93. Jennifer M. Sweet. Oxford B.Litt. 1950.

Ecclesiastical letter-books of the 13th century. Rosalind M.T. Hill. Oxford B.Litt. 1936.

A study of certain letter-books in the possession of the dean and chapter of Durham as illustrations of the life of the church in England in the later 13th century. F. Barlow. Oxford B.Litt. 1934.

Anglo-Norman letters and archives from the 13th to the 15th centuries, with especial reference to the archives of the dean and chapter of Durham. J.L. Freer. Durham M.A. 1956.

The relations of the bishops and citizens of Salisbury (New Sarum) between 1225 and 1612. Fanny Street. London M.A. 1915.

An edition of the metrical life of St. Robert of Knaresborough (together with the other pieces in Middle English contained in the British Museum MS. Egerton 3143). Joyce Bazire. Leeds M.A. 1949.

Ralph Neville, bishop of Chichester and chancellor. Jeanne M.B. Fradin. Oxford B.Litt. 1942.

The Speculum Ecclesie of St. Edmund of Abingdon: a critical study of the text, with edition. Helen P. Forshaw (Mother Mary Philomena). London M.A. 1965.

A critical study and edition of the biographies of St. Edmund of Abingdon, archbishop of Canterbury. C.H. Lawrence. Oxford D.Phil. 1955.

The life of St. Edmund Rich in the south English legendary. J.T. Morris. Liverpool M.A. 1963/4.

A critical edition of The Life of St. Edmund, by John Lydgate. Mrs. Audrey Eccles. London M.A. 1957.

Aspects of the career of Boniface of Savoy, archbishop of Canterbury, 1241–70. D.T. Williams. Wales Ph.D. 1970.

Ecclesiastical patronage in the diocese of York, 1258–1316. Joan C. Sinar. Manchester M.A. 1949.

The register of Walter Bronescombe, bishop of Exeter 1258–80. Mrs. Olivia F. Robinson. London Ph.D. 1965.

Edward I and the church. Florence E. Sweetinburgh. Birmingham M.A. 1917.

The church in the reign of Edward I. Dorothea T. Price. Wales M.A. 1907.

The church in the reign of Edward I, with special reference to the register of Archbishop Peckham. Blanche E. Brimson. Wales M.A. 1909.

Archbishop Peckham. T.W. Pay. Leeds M.A. 1917.

The religious policy of Archbishop Peckham. H. Cox. Leeds M.A. 1911.

Some aspects of the life and work of Archbishop Peckham. Dorothy Sutcliffe. Manchester M.A. 1919.

The archbishops and province of York, 1279–99. Mrs. Gwendolen M. Hallas. Leeds M.Phil. 1969.

The metropolitan jurisdiction of the archbishops of York (1279–96). R.J. Brentano. Oxford D.Phil. 1952.

Tutorial appeal to the archbishops of Canterbury and York in the 13th century. Priscilla J. Wood. Edinburgh M.Litt. 1969/70.

Life of Antony Bek, bishop of Durham. Constance M. Fraser. Durham Ph.D. 1951.

The life and work of Anthony Bek, bishop of Durham. G. Thomas. Wales M.A. 1915.

The career of Robert Wihchelsey, archbishop of Canterbury. J.H. Denton. Cambridge Ph.D. 1966.

Archbishop Winchelsey: a sketch of a critical period in the relations between church and state. F. Barton. London M.A. 1912.

A history of Walter Langton, bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, 1296–1321. D. Whomsley. Wales M.A. 1959.

Grievances of the English clergy in the late 13th and early 14th centuries, with special reference to the gravamina of 1309. Ursula R.Q. Henriques. Oxford B.Litt. 1940.

The administration of a medieval diocese in the last quarter of the 13th century and the first half of the 14th century, illustrated from the Hereford registers. J.A. Darbyshire. Manchester M.A. 1923.

The administration of ecclesiastical courts in the province of Canterbury during the later middle ages. C.E. Welch. Liverpool M.A. 1953.

Pre-Reformation church courts in the diocese of Canterbury. B.L. Woodcock. Oxford B.Litt. 1950.

York church courts. C.I.A. Ritchie. St. Andrews Ph.D. 1952.

The clergy of the English secular cathedrals of the 14th century with special reference to the clergy of Salisbury. Kathleen Edwards. Manchester Ph.D. 1940.

The episcopal administration of the diocese of Exeter in the 14th century, with special reference to the registers of Bishops Stapeldon, Grandisson and Brantingham. D.J. Cawthron. London M.A. (Ext.) 1951.

The administration of the diocese of Worcester in the first half of the 14th century. R.M. Haines. Oxford D.Phil. 1959.

The chapter of Ripon in the later middle ages. L.W. Kitchen. Manchester M.A. 1939.

The church in Chester, 1300–1540. D.H. Jones. Liverpool M.A. 1953.

John de Dalderby, bishop of Lincoln 1300–20. C. Clubley. Hull Ph.D. 1965.

The evolution of the theory and doctrine of the church in England as exemplified by Ockham, Wyclif and Cranmer. W.L. Moser. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1927.

A survey of the origins and circulation of theological writings in English in the 14th, 15th and early 16th centuries, with special consideration of the part of the clergy therein. A.I. Doyle. Cambridge Ph.D. 1952/3.

Thomae de Chobham Summa confessorum: editio prioris partis. F. Broomfield. Cambridge Ph.D. 1960.

The administration of the diocese and province of York under Archbishop William Greenfield, 1306–15. Mrs. Katherine Wood. Leeds M.A. 1962.

An edition, with introduction, of the Winchester cathedral custumal. Katharine A. Hanna. London M.A. (Ext.) 1954.

Adam de Orleton. G.A. Usher. Wales M.A. 1953.

The chapter of Lichfield cathedral in the 14th century. Mrs. Hester T. Jenkins. Oxford B.Litt. 1956.

St. Peter Thomas, 1305–66. S.T. Manbré. Liverpool M.A. 1937.

The personnel and political activities of the English episcopate during the reign of Edward II. Kathleen Edwards. London M.A. 1937.

Episcopal appointments and patronage in the reign of Edward II. W.E.L. Smith. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1930/1.

Patronage and the church: a study in the social structure of the secular clergy in the diocese of Durham, 1311–1540. R. Donaldson. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1955.

The episcopate of Richard de Kellawe, bishop of Durham. 1311–16. D.B. Foss. Durham M.A. 1966.

An edition of the archdeaconry of Cleveland section of the register of Archbishop Melton of York, 1317–40, with an introduction studying aspects of the clergy in the diocese. D.B. Robinson. Cambridge Ph.D. 1968.

Some aspects of church life in England during the reign of Edward III. Kathleen L. Wood-Legh. Cambridge Ph.D. 1932/3.

The history of the church in the reign of Edward III. Hilda M. Jones. Wales M.A. 1914.

John Grandisson, bishop of Exeter, 1327–69. R.A. Horsfield. Leeds M.A. 1966.

The life and register of Bishop Wolstan de Bransford. R.M. Haines. Durham M.Litt. 1954.

The central and local financial organisation and administrative machinery of the royal free chapel of St. George within the castle of Windsor from its foundation (1348) to the treasurership of William Gillot (1415–16). A.K. Babette Roberts. London Ph.D. 1943.

The relations between the church and the English Crown from the death of Archbishop Stratford to the opening of the Great Schism, 1349–78. J.R.L. Wighfield. Oxford D.Phil. 1951.

Parish clergy in the diocese of Exeter in the century after the Black Death. G.R. Dunstan. Leeds M.A. 1939.

Parochial administration in the archdeaconry of Chester, 1350–1400. W. Mather. Manchester M.A. 1932.

The distribution of religious groups in England and Wales, 1350–1550: a study in social geography. F.H. Hansford Miller. London M.Sc. 1965.

Medieval preaching in England, as illustrated by the period c. 1350 to 1450. G.R. Owst. London Ph.D. 1924.

John Sheppey, bishop of Rochester, as preacher and collector of sermons. G. Mifsud. Oxford B.Litt. 1954.

Simon Sudbury, bishop of London and archbishop of Canterbury. W.L. Warren. Oxford D.Phil. 1956.

Wyclif and Lollardy in England. W.H. Leighton. Birmingham M.A. 1925.

Lollard doctrine, with special reference to the controversy over image-worship and pilgrimages. J. Crompton. Oxford B.Litt. 1950.

The Lollard movement in the dioceses of Bath and Wells, Worcester and Hereford. N.J. Davies. Wales M.A. 1966.

An edition of the register of Henry Wakefield, bishop of Worcester 1375–95, with an introduction. W.M. Doody. London Ph.D. 1970.

Ralph Erghum, with special reference to his tenure of the see of Salisbury 1375–88. Sylvia E. Overton. Oxford B.Litt. 1961.

Clergy and laity in London 1376–1531. J.A.F. Thomson. Oxford D.Phil. 1960.

The organisation of a college of secular priests as illustrated by the records of the college of Holy Trinity, Arundel, 1380–1544. R.B.K. Petch. London M.A. 1942.

Robert Braybrooke, bishop of London (1381–1404), and his kinsmen. L.H. Butler. Oxford D.Phil. 1951.

The life and writings of Adam Easton, O.S.B. L.J. Macfarlane. London Ph.D. 1955.

Thomas of Chillenden's register: the earliest surviving register of testaments, 1396–1455, kept by the commissary-general of Canterbury. Brenda M. Duncombe (Mother Mary de Sales). London M.A. 1963.

The English Church in the 15th century. F.R. Wortz. Leeds M.A. 1914.

The episcopate in England and Wales in the reign of Henry IV. R.G. Davies. Manchester M.A. 1968.

Some aspects of the religious history of Norfolk in the 15th century. C.B. Firth. London M.A. 1910.

The place of the secular clergy in the society of 15th-century England. G. Templeman. London M.A. 1936.

The church under the Lancastrians. P.H. Jones. Wales M.A. 1910.

The cult of St. Bridget of Sweden in 15th-century England. F.R. Johnston. Manchester M.A. 1947.

Reginald Pecock - a contribution to his biography. T. Kelly. Manchester M.A. 1945.

Richard Ullerston, canon of Salisbury. A.H. Wood. Manchester M.A. 1936.

The episcopal administration in the diocese of Hereford, 1400-c. 1535. Enid L. Lonsdale. Liverpool M.A. 1957.

The administration of the diocese of Bath and Wells, 1401–91. R.W. Dunning. Bristol Ph.D. 1963.

The career of Henry Bowet, bishop of Bath and Wells, later archbishop of York. J.J.N. Palmer. Oxford B.Litt. 1964.

Parliament and Convocation, with special reference to the pontificate of Henry Chichele, 1413–43. M. Oldfield. Manchester M.A. 1938.

The Constitutions of Archbishop Chichele. Bridgett G. Carroll. Manchester M.A. 1932.

New liturgical observances in later medieval England. R.W. Pfaff. Oxford D.Phil. 1965.

Report on the chapter acts of Lincoln cathedral, 1402–27. Margaret Archer. Liverpool M.A. 1936.

The diocese of Lincoln under Bishops Repingdon and Fleming. Margaret Archer. Oxford B.Litt. 1936.

The administration of the see of London under Bishops Roger Walden (1405–6) and Nicholas Bubwith (1406–7), with a transcript of their registers. Una C. Hannam. London M.A. 1951.

Thomas Langley, statesman and bishop. R.L. Storey. Durham Ph.D. 1954.

Bishop Hallum of Salisbury and the reforming activities of his time. F.D. Hodgkiss. Manchester M.A. 1931.

An edition of the register of Robert Hallum, bishop of Salisbury 1408–17, with an introduction. Joyce M. Wilkinson. Oxford B.Litt. 1960.

Studies in the Lollard heresy, being an examination of the evidence from the dioceses of Norwich, Lincoln, Coventry and Lichfield and Ely, during the period 1430–1530. J.D. Fines. Sheffield Ph.D. 1964.

The ecclesiastical career of George Neville, 1432–76. Mrs. Gillian I. Keir, née Stannard. Oxford B.Litt. 1970.

John Carpenter, bishop of Worcester, 1444–76. M.J. Morgan. Birmingham M.A. 1960.

Parish clergy in England, 1450–1530. P. Heath. London M.A. 1961.

Thomas Rotherham, archbishop of York and chancellor of England: his life and times. Mary F.H. Robinson. Sheffield M.A. 1940.

Edward Storey, bishop of Chichester (1422–1503): a study in 15th-century ecclesiastical administration. F.C. Walden-Aspy. London M.A. 1951.

Monasticism and Religious Orders

English monasticism before 735. R.T. Timson. London M.A. 1957.

The history of Winchcombe abbey. G.T. Haigh. Durham M. Litt. 1944.

The history of the abbey of St. Albans. L.F.R. Williams. Oxford B.Litt. 1913.

The anti-monastic reaction in England in the 10th century. J. Matthews. Manchester M.A. 1970.

The pre-Conquest charters of Christchurch, Canterbury. N.P. Brooks. Oxford D.Phil. 1969.

The relations of the Norman monasteries with their English properties during the middle ages. D.J.A. Matthew. Oxford D.Phil. 1958.

The English priories and manors of the abbey of Bec-Hellouin. Marjorie M. Morgan. Oxford D.Phil. 1942.

Barking abbey: a study in its external and internal administration from the Conquest to the Dissolution. Winifrid M. Sturman. London Ph.D. 1961.

Canterbury cathedral priory: a study in monastic administration. R.A.L. Smith. Cambridge Ph.D. 1941.

Two obedientiary rolls of Selby abbey. Mrs. Beryl Smith, née Holt. Leeds M.A. 1949.

Prior Dominic of Evesham and the survival of the English tradition after the Norman Conquest. J.C. Jennings. Oxford B.Litt. 1958.

The history of the Cluniacs in England and Wales. Ethel M. Fussell. Wales M.A. 1917.

The greater English monasteries and their knights, 1066–1215. J.D. Anderson. Oxford B.Litt. 1948.

Odo of Ostia's history of the translation of St. Milburga and its connection with the early history of Wenlock abbey. Angela J.M. Edwards. London M.A. 1960.

Historia Eliensis, Book III. E.O. Blake. Cambridge Ph.D. 1953.

The derivation of the English monastic office-books as seen in the core of the Liber Responsalis. J.D. Brady. Cambridge M.Litt. 1963.

A historical and archaeological account of Much Wenlock priory and its dependent churches from the earliest times to 1307. E.A. Gee. Birmingham M.A. 1937.

The history of the Augustinian canons in England before 1215, with special reference to the spread of their foundations and their relations with the secular clergy. J.C. Dickinson. Oxford B.Litt. 1937.

A study of the Narratio de Fundatione of Fountains abbey. L.G.D. Baker. Oxford B.Litt. 1967.

The ecclesiastical relations of the reign of Stephen, with special reference to St. Bernard and the Cistercian reforming party, 1135–54. Margaret I. Megaw. Belfast M.A. 1939.

The geographical significance of Cistercian foundations in England. R.A. Donkin. Durham Ph.D. 1953.

The Cistercian movement in the north of England, with special reference to the early history of Byland abbey. Phyllis Auty. Oxford B.Litt. 1934.

The monasteries and the medieval development of northeast Yorkshire. B.F. Waites. London M.A. 1957.

The cartulary of the priory of Tocwith in the West Riding of Yorkshire. Gwenllian C. Ransome. Manchester M.A. 1930.

An edition of the cartulary of Breedon priory, with introduction and critical apparatus. R.A. McKinley. Manchester M.A. 1950.

Edition of the Kenilworth cartulary. C. Watson. London Ph.D. 1966.

The foundation of Reading abbey and the growth of its possessions and privileges in England in the 12th century. B.R. Kemp. Reading Ph.D. 1966.

Faversham abbey. C.R. Broughton. Durham M.A. 1952.

The cartulary of Meaux: a critical edition. G.V. Orange. Hull Ph.D. 1964.

An edition of the cartulary of Canonsleigh abbey (Harl. MS. 3660). Vera C.M. London. Liverpool M.A. 1962.

Religious life for women in 12th-century canon law, with special reference to English houses. Zela M. Procter. London M.Phil. 1967.

The history of the nunnery of St. Mary and St. Michael outside Stamford. Winifred M. Sturman. London M.A. 1944.

An edition of the cartulary of Burscough priory. A.N. Webb. Liverpool M.A. 1966.

Dieulacres abbey. M.J.C. Fisher. Keele M.A. 1967.

St. Francis and England. G.R. Whitaker. Leeds M.A. 1919.

The Franciscans in medieval English life. V. Green. Oxford B.Litt. 1936.

Some later followers of St. Francis. Constance Mawson. Leeds M.A. 1918.

The friars in England. Elizabeth E. Smith. Birmingham M.A. 1909.

The work and influence of the friars in England for the first fifty years. Eulalie M. Davies. Birmingham M.A. 1915.

Some aspects of the history of the English friars in the 13th century. W.J. Whitehouse. Birmingham M.A. 1923.

Some political activities of the Franciscans in England in the 13th century. I.J. Sanders. Wales M.A. 1935.

The Franciscans and Dominicans in Yorkshire. L.M. Goldthorp. Leeds M.A. 1932.

Aelred of Rievaulx: a study of his works and of their place in Cistercian literature. K.A.J. Squire. Oxford B.Litt. 1958.

An examination of the charges brought against the friars by Matthew Paris. Winifred Alty. Wales M.A. 1911.

Critical edition of the cartulary of St. Gregory's priory, Canterbury. Audrey M. Murray. Oxford B.Litt. 1951.

Edition of Blyth cartulary. R.T. Timson. London Ph.D. 1965.

The organisation and financing of monastic building in England in the later middle ages. R.A. Smith. London M.A. 1952.

Relations between English monasteries and their patrons in the 13th century. Susan M. Chenevix Trench. Oxford B.Litt. 1950.

The importance of Halesowen abbey in the life of the English people. A.G. Pound. Birmingham M.A. 1926.

The establishment and early development of the Carmelite order in England. K.J. Egan. Cambridge Ph.D. 1965.

A study of the nunnery of St. Mary Clerkenwell and its property with an edition of its cartulary. W.O. Hassall. Oxford D.Phil. 1941.

Some chapters in the history of English nunneries in the later middle ages, c. 1250–1535. Eileen E. Power. London M.A. 1916.

Studies in 13th-century English Dominican history. W.A. Hinnebusch. Oxford D.Phil. 1939.

Some secular activities of the English Dominicans during the reigns of Edward I, Edward II and Edward III (1272–1377). R.D. Clarke. London M.A. 1930.

Monasticism in Cheshire, 1285–1377. H.J. Hewitt. Liverpool M.A. 1917.

The development of the constitution of the Order of Preachers in the 13th and 14th centuries. Mrs. Georgina R. Galbraith. Manchester Ph.D. 1922.

The memorandum book of Henry of Eastry, prior of Christ Church, Canterbury. T.L. Hogan. London Ph.D. 1966.

The Order of Minoresses in England. A.F. Claudine Bourdillon. Manchester M.A. 1925.

The relations between the mendicant friars and the secular clergy in England during the century after the issue of the bull super cathedram (1300). Jean L. Copeland. London M.A. 1937.

The Templars in England. Agnes M. Sandys. Manchester M.A. 1917.

The fate of the Knights Templar in England, with special reference to their lands. H.I. Millard. Wales M.A. 1918.

The organisation, personnel and functions of the medieval hospital in the later middle ages. Margaret A. Seymour. London M.A. 1946.

Some aspects of the English Carmelites in the 15th century. Margaret E. Turner. Manchester M.A. 1933.

The English province of the Franciscans Conventual in the 15th century. D.W. Whitfield. Bristol M.A. 1953.

The priory of Durham in the time of John Wessington, prior 1416–46. R.B. Dobson. Oxford D.Phil. 1963.

Henry V and the monastic orders. K.M. Keeley. Manchester M.A. 1936.

The abbey of St. Albans under John of Whethamstede. C. Esther Hodge. Manchester Ph.D. 1933.

Relations with Papacy

The jurisdiction of the papacy in cases of appeal and of first instance in England, with particular reference to the southern province, 1198–1254. Jane E. Sayers. Oxford B.Litt. 1960.

Twelfth-century decretal collections and their importance in English history. C. Duggan. Cambridge Ph.D. 1955.

Anglo-papal relations during the later years of the reign of King John, 1213–16. Stella M. Whileblood. Manchester M.A. 1947.

The enforcement of the Lateran decrees in England in the reign of Henry III. Eleanor M. Lang. Oxford B.Litt. 1931.

The legation of Cardinal Otto, 1237–41. Dorothy Williamson. Manchester M.A. 1947.

The English activities of the Cardinal Ottobuono, legate of the Holy See. A. Lewis. Manchester M.A. 1937.

The decretals of Gregory IX in relation to English history. P.G. Ward. Cambridge M.Litt. 1924.

The concordats between the Holy See and England in the 14th and 15th centuries. Mary J. George. Liverpool M.A. 1915.

The relations between the church and the English Crown during the pontificates of Clement V and John XXII, 1305–34. J.R. Wright. Oxford D.Phil. 1967.

England and the Great Schism of the West. Catherine M. Saum. Liverpool M.A. 1916.

English views on reforms to be undertaken in the general councils (1400–18), with special reference to the proposals made by Richard Ullerston. Margaret M. Harvey. Oxford D.Phil. 1964.

Some aspects of the work of the English 'nation' at the Council of Constance till the election of Martin V. C.M.D. Crowder. Oxford D.Phil. 1953.

England and the Council of Basel. A.N.E.D. Schofield. London Ph.D. 1957.

The English notaries at the papal curia in the early 15th century, with special reference to William Swan. Mrs. Dorothy Newell. Manchester Ph.D. 1934.


A study of the history of optics from ancient times to the end of the 13th century. N.E. Woodcock. Exeter M.A. 1969.

A history of the teaching of physics in England up to 1650. G.D. Bishop. London M.A. 1956.

A study of mathematical methods in England to the 13th century. Florence A. Yeldham. London Ph.D. 1931.

History of the Vulgate in England from Alcuin to Roger Bacon. H.H. Glunz. Cambridge Ph.D. 1931/2.

Greek quotations in Anglo-Saxon writings. Annie Anderson. Oxford B.Litt. 1921.

The authenticity of Asser's Life of Alfred. Mrs. Rosalind M. Lavington. Manchester M.A. 1969.

Aelfric's 'Catholic Homilies', first series: the text and manuscript tradition. P.A.M. Clemoes. Cambridge Ph.D. 1956.

A critical edition of the Handboc or Enchiridion of Byrhtferth. S.J. Crawford. Oxford D.Phil. 1929/30.

Guthlac: an edition of the Old English prose life, together with the poems in the Exeter Book. Jane A. Crawford. Oxford D.Phil. 1967.

The influence of bishops and of members of cathedral bodies in the intellectual life of England, 1066–1216. Eleanor Rathbone. London Ph.D. 1936.

The place of Archbishop Lanfranc in 11th-century scholastic development. Margaret T. Gibson. Oxford D.Phil. 1967.

Anglo-Norman political songs. Isabel S.T. Aspin. Oxford B.Litt. 1950.

The Vita Wulfstani of William of Malmesbury. R.R. Darlington. Reading Ph.D. 1929/30.

A study of the Tractatus Eboracenses. Ruth C. Nineham. Oxford B.Litt. 1951.

Literary activity in the old English Benedictine houses during the 12th century. Mother Norah Lester. Newcastle M.Litt. 1967.

Biblical commentators of the 12th and 13th centuries, viewed as historical material and with special reference to Stephen Langton. Beryl Smalley. Manchester Ph.D. 1929.

Manuscripts and commentaries on Boethius De Consolatione Philosophiae in England in the middle ages. Diane K. Bolton. Oxford B.Litt. 1966.

A critical edition of the text of the letters of John of Salisbury. W.J. Millor. London Ph.D. 1939.

Early medieval humanism, as exemplified in the life and writings of John of Salisbury. H. Liebeschuetz. London M.A. (Ext.) 1947.

John of Salisbury's Entheticus de dogmate philosophorum: the light it throws on the educational background of the 12th century. C.R. Elrington. London M.A. 1954.

John of Salisbury and the Becket conference. Sybil V. Lumb. Leeds M.A. 1920.

Learning and literature of English Cistercians, 1167–1214, with special reference to John of Ford. C.J. Holdsworth. Cambridge Ph.D. 1960.

A study of private book collections in England between c. 1200 and the early years of the 16th century, with special reference to books belonging to ecclesiastical dignitaries. R.H. Bartle. Oxford B.Litt. 1957.

A contribution to the study of French as taught in England, 13th to 15th centuries. Jennifer Nicholson. London Ph.D. 1936.

The value of the romance of Fulk and Fitzwarren as a source for 13th-century English history. G.G. Stephenson. Oxford B.Litt. 1953.

An edition of some later letters of Peter of Blois (written while he was archdeacon of London) from MS. Erfurt Amplonianus F. 71. Margaret E. Reveil. Oxford B.Litt. 1958.

The teaching of grammar in England in the later middle ages. J.N.T. Miner. London Ph.D. 1959.

The Mendicants and English education in the 13th century. Ivy H. Tolley. London M.A. 1924.

The problem of the plurality of forms at the University of Oxford in the 13th century. D.A.P. Callus. Oxford D.Phil. 1938.

English canonists in the later middle ages: a historical, biographical and literary study. K.R.N.St.J. Wykeham-George. Oxford B.Litt. 1937.

William de Montibus. H. Mackinnon. Oxford D.Phil. 1959.

Robert of Orford and his place in the scholastic controversies at Oxford in the late 13th century, with an edition of his Reprobationes of Giles of Rome. A.P. Vella. Oxford B.Litt. 1946.

Robert Winchelsea and his place in the intellectual movement of 13th-century Oxford, with an edition of his Quaestiones in MS. Magdalen College, Oxford 217. A.J.C. Smith. Oxford B.Litt. 1953.

Thomas Sutton's place in the development of Aristotelianism and Thomism at Oxford in the last quarter of the 13th century. F.M.E. Kelley. Oxford B.Litt. 1966.

Studies in the life and philosophy of Robert Kilwardby. Eleonore Sommer. Cambridge Ph.D. 1935/6.

A study of the writings of William Rothwell, a 13th-century Dominican. J.J.H. Martin. Oxford B.Litt. 1960.

Schools and education in Gloucestershire and the neighbouring counties from 1280 until the Reformation. N.I. Orme. Oxford D.Phil. 1969.

The use of Anglo-Norman in private and public documents of the 14th and 15th centuries. Helen Richardson. Oxford B.Litt. 1939.

A study of certain kinds of scripts used in England in the late 14th and 15th centuries, and the origins of the 'Tudor Secretary' hand. M.B. Parkes. Oxford B.Litt. 1959.

An Anglo-Norman metrical 'Brut' of the 14th century. V.P. Underwood. London Ph.D. 1937.

A study of the English mystics of the 14th century, with special reference to the writings of Richard Rolle of Hampole. W.B. Brash. Oxford B.Litt. 1918.

The Incendium Amoris of Richard Rolle of Hampole. Margaret Deanesly. Manchester M.A. 1915.

The philosophic character of English 14th-century mysticism. J. Short. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1929.

Early 14th-century physics of the Merton School with special reference to Dumbleton and Heytesbury. J.A. Weisheipl. Oxford D.Phil. 1957.

Alexander Neckam. R.W. Hunt. Oxford D.Phil. 1936.

Life and works of Odo of Cheriton. A.C. Friend. Oxford D. Phil. 1936.

Roger Bacon. W.H. Johnson. Birmingham M.A. 1913.

The life and writings of Adam of Buckfield, with special reference to his commentary on the De Anima of Aristotle. Helen Powell. Oxford B.Litt. 1964.

A study of Thomas Bradwardine's De Causa Dei and its relation to contemporary Oxford thought. G. Leff. Cambridge Ph.D. 1955.

A study of some Oxford schoolmen of the middle of the 14th century, with special reference to Worcester Cathedral MS. F. 65. S.L. Forte. Oxford B.Litt. 1947.

The influence of the religious literature of Germany and the Low Countries on English spirituality c. 1350–1475. R.W. Lovatt. Oxford D.Phil. 1965.

Piers Plowman as a work of moral theology. Grethe Hjort. Cambridge Ph.D. 1931/2.

A study of John Wyclif's Summa de Ente and its relation to contemporary Oxford philosophy. J.A. Robson. Cambridge Ph.D. 1958.

A study of John Wyclif's treatise De Mandatis Divinis. J.F. McCristal. Oxford B.Litt. 1958.

William Woodford, O.F.M., c. 1330-c. 1397. R.J.A.I. Catto. Oxford D.Phil. 1969.

English Benedictines in the century preceding the Dissolution, with special reference to their connexion with the universities and with learning. Winifred D. Coates. Oxford B.Litt. 1931.

John of Bromyard. Catherine Houlihan. Birmingham M.A. 1959.

The teaching and study of arts in the University of Oxford c. 1400-c. 1520. J.M. Fletcher. Oxford D.Phil. 1961.

The constitutions for the promotion of university graduates, 1417–38. J. Flitcroft. Manchester M.A. 1937.

Humanism in England during the 15th century up to 1485. R. Weiss. Oxford D.Phil. 1938.

Studies in intellectual life in England from the middle of the 15th century till the time of Colet. Naomi D. Hurnard. Oxford D.Phil. 1935.

The life and works of Thomas Gascoigne. Winifred A. Pronger. Oxford B.Litt. 1932.

The early history and organisation of the King's Hall, Cambridge. A.B. Cobban. Cambridge Ph.D. 1965.

'The Equatorie of the Planetis', edited from Peterhouse MS. 75. 1. D.J. Price. Cambridge Ph.D. 1954.

Thomas Chaundler. Shirley F. Bridges. Oxford B.Litt. 1949.

William Caxton and Burgundy: a study of political and cultural relations in the late 15th century. Margaret L. Kekewich. London M.A. 1963.

A biographical study of William Caxton, with special reference to his life and work in the Low Countries. W.J.B. Crotch. London M.A. 1927.


The survival and rediscovery of Egyptian antiquities in western Europe from late antiquity until the close of the 16th century. Anne H.M. Roullet. Oxford D.Phil. 1969.

Celtic art in north Britain before A.D. 400. Mrs. Morna Simpson. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1965/6.

The historical significance of Dark Age Celtic metal-work in the British Isles. Mrs. Elizabeth Fowler. Oxford B.Litt. 1962.

Some aspects of Old English vocabulary in the light of recent archaeological evidence. Rosemary J. Cramp. Oxford B.Litt. 1958.

The site of Ad Gefrin: an investigation of its archaeological and historical significance. B.K. Hope-Taylor. Cambridge Ph.D. 1961.

The Anglo-Saxon cemetery at Loveden hill, Hough-on-the-Hill, Lincolnshire, and its significance in relation to Dark Age settlement of the eastern Midlands. K.R. Fennell. Nottingham Ph.D. 1964.

The cemeteries at Barrington and Haslingfield in relation to the Anglo-Saxon settlement of England. Patricia Hilton. Leeds Ph.D. 1961/2.

The Saxon and medieval palaces at Cheddar. P.A. Rahtz. Bristol M.A. 1964.

Anglo-Saxon churches of Durham and Northumberland. E.C. Gilbert. London Ph.D. (Ext.) 1954.

The saucer brooch and its significance in Anglo-Saxon England. Mrs. Margaret Saunders. Oxford B.Litt. 1958.

The spear in Anglo-Saxon times. M.J. Swanton. Durham Ph.D. 1966.

The inscriptions on Anglo-Saxon rune stones. R.I. Page. Nottingham Ph.D. 1959.

Some leading types of the Anglian province of culture, 5th to 7th century A.D., with their overseas connexions. H.E.-F. Vierck. Oxford B.Litt. 1967.

Anglo-Saxon non-runic inscriptions. Elisabeth Barty. Cambridge Ph.D. 1967.

The sculpture of Cumberland in the Anglo-Saxon period: a survey and historical introduction. R.N. Bailey. Durham M.A. 1959.

Anglo-Saxon decorative metalwork from Baginton, Warwickshire. J.B. Hicks. Birmingham M.A. 1957.

An architectural and documentary study of town defences in England and Wales, 1087–1520. Hilary L. Turner. Oxford D.Phil. 1968.

The excavation of the old church of Perranzabuloe. T.F.G. Dexter. St. Andrews Ph.D. 1922.

Minor medieval monumental sculpture of the east Midlands. L.A.S. Butler. Nottingham Ph.D. 1961.

Norman domestic architecture in England. Margaret E. Wood. London M.A. 1934.

The Canterbury school of illumination (1066–1200). C.R. Dodwell. Cambridge Ph.D. 1951.

Medieval painted glass in England, 1170–1501. P. Nelson. Liverpool Ph.D. 1930.

Schools of glass-painting in the Midlands, 1275–1430. P.A. Newton. London Ph.D. 1962.

Regional schools in English sculpture in the 12th century. G. Zarnecki. London Ph.D. 1951.

The decoration of Norman baptismal fonts in relation to English 12th-century sculpture. Renée Marcousé. London Ph.D. 1940.

The scriptorium of Bury St. Edmunds in the 12th century. Elizabeth Parker. London Ph.D. 1965.

The king's master masons, 1245–1515. B.G. Morgan. Liverpool Ph.D. 1957/8.

Contributions to the development of English medieval architecture based largely on a first-hand study of various monuments in Oxford. G.P. Brookfield. Oxford B.Litt. 1925.

A study of medieval timber-framed construction based on Worcestershire. F.W.B. Charles. Liverpool M.A. 1962/3.

The fabric rolls of Exeter cathedral. D.F. Findlay. Leeds Ph.D. 1939.

MS. K. 26 in the library of St. John's College, Cambridge: a study of the style and iconography of its 13th-century illustrations. G.D.S. Henderson. Cambridge Ph.D. 1960.

The development of armour and costume from the 14th century to the 17th century as illustrated in the memorial brasses of Essex. A.C. Edwards. Bristol M.A. 1937.

The collegiate architecture of Oxford, from the late 14th century to the early 16th century. E.A. Gee. Oxford D.Phil. 1950.

Figure paintings on rood screens in the churches of Norfolk and south Devonshire. Audrey M. Baker. London Ph.D. 1938.

East Anglian church architecture of the 14th and 15th centuries, with special reference to the churches of the Stour valley. Cora J. Ough. London M.A. 1939.

English medieval alabaster carvings. P. Nelson. Liverpool M.A. 1924.

The use of plant-motives in marginalia of English illuminated manuscripts of the 14th and 15th centuries. Alice M. Houghton. Manchester M.A. 1942.

St. Stephen's Chapel and the architecture of the 14th century in London. J.M. Hastings. Cambridge Ph.D. 1946/7.

Exeter houses, 1400–1700. D. Portman. Exeter Ph.D. 1962.

Some late medieval fortified manor-houses: a study of the building works of Sir John Fastolf, Ralph, Lord Cromwell, and Edward Stafford, 3rd duke of Buckingham. A.D.K. Hawkyard. Keele M.A. 1969.


The occupation of the counties Northumberland, Durham, Cumberland and Westmorland from the 4th to the 8th centuries, as revealed by the archaeological and historical evidence. G.S. Keeney. Oxford B.Litt. 1935.

An analysis of the dwelling sites established in Cornwall and Devon between the 5th and the 11th centuries, and their contribution to the modern settlement pattern. W.L.D. Ravenhill. London Ph.D. 1957.

Britain in the 5th century: a survey of the archaeological and literary evidence. Alison Birch. London M.A. 1954.

The early Saxon occupation of Essex, with particular reference to the settlement at Mucking. Mrs. Barbara J. Kinnes, née Thomas. Leeds M.Phil. 1969.

The Anglo-Saxon settlement of Warwickshire. Helen A. Maynard. Birmingham M.A. 1970.

A study of the place-names of the pre-Conquest Kentish charters. T.E.A. Acum. London M.A. 1923.

Somersetshire charters to A.D. 900. E.E. Barker. London M.A. (Ext.) 1961.

Pre-Domesday geography in northern Berkshire. M. Staveley. Reading M.A. 1965.

The development of rural settlement in the Isle of Wight before 1086. Christine Sibbit. Leicester M.A. 1967.

The growth of self-government in the borough of Southampton as illustrated by its charters and letters patent. H.W. Gidden. London Ph.D. 1923.

The importance of Winchester as the capital of England from the 10th to the 12th century. P. Meadows. London M.A. 1911.

The medieval history of St. James's, Bristol. F.W.P. Hicks. Bristol M.A. 1932.

A short history of the growth of Redcliffe. G. Holgate. Bristol M.A. 1934.

The manor of Writtle, Essex, c. 1086-c. 1500. K.C. Newton. Leicester M.A. 1967.

Medieval Newcastle-under-Lyme. T. Pape. Manchester M.A. 1926.

The social structure of the English shires on the Welsh border between the Norman Conquest and the 14th century. Margaret U. Apps. Leeds Ph.D. 1944.

Shrewsbury - topography and domestic architecture to the middle of the 17th century. J.T. Smith. Birmingham M.A. 1953.

The medieval borough of Shrewsbury. J.G. Speake. Wales M.A. 1939.

Some aspects of the history of the lordship of Oswestry to 1300 A.D. D.C. Roberts. Wales M.A. 1939.

Kenilworth castle and priory. Edith N. Wells. Birmingham M.A. 1923.

A study of Plymouth. Margaret I. Lattimore. Exeter M.A. 1958.

The hundred of Leyland after the Conquest. F. Jackson. Liverpool M.A. 1913.

The history of Bromsgrove in the medieval and early Tudor period, 1066–1533. R.M. Haines. Durham M.A. 1948.

The manor of Spofforth. E.J. Fisher. Leeds M.A. 1933.

Bradford dale: the history and descent of some manors in the neighbourhood of Bradford. W. Robertshaw. Leeds M.A. 1935.

The early history of the manor and parish of Bradford, W. Riding, Yorks. H.I. Judson. London M.A. 1933.

The history of the parish of Phillack. J.H. Rowe. Leeds M.A. 1931.

A survey of the history of Bosley. R.W. Lloyd-Jones. Liverpool M.A. 1943.

The history of the manor of Islip from 1066 until the Dissolution. Barbara F. Harvey. Oxford B.Litt. 1953.

The manor of Headington. Evangeline Evans. Oxford B.Litt. 1927.

The honor of Leicester: a study in descent and administration, with special reference to the Leicestershire fees of the honor. L. Fox. Manchester M.A. 1938.

The economic organisation of the medieval borough, with special reference to Leicester and its guild merchants. E.H. Smith. Wales M.A. 1912.

Early rentals and charters relating to the borough of Canterbury. W.G. Urry. London Ph.D. 1956.

A history of the manors of Witney and Adderbury from the 13th to the 16th century. Mrs. Patricia G.M. Hyde. Oxford B.Litt. 1955.

The history of Cuxham (co. Oxon.) with special reference to social and economic conditions during the middle ages. P.D.A. Harvey. Oxford D.Phil. 1960.

The medieval borough of Henley. (1) Its history. (2) Its constitution. Phyllis M. Briers. Oxford B.Litt. 1935.

The economic and social structure of the parishes of Bromley, Hackney, Stepney and Whitechapel from the 13th to the 16th century. K.G.T. McDonnell. London Ph.D. 1958.

An edition of the Lincolnshire final concords for the reign of John, 1199–1216. Margaret S. Rogers. Reading M.A. 1951.

Feet of fines of Warwickshire and Leicestershire for the reign of King John, 1199–1214. Margaret O. Harris. Reading M.A. 1956.

An edition of the feet of fines of the reign of John. G.M.D. Croton. Reading M.A. 1955.

Alciston manor, Sussex, in the later middle ages. Judith Wooldridge. Bristol M.A. 1965.

The manors of Great and Little Wymondley in the later middle ages. F.B. Stitt. Oxford B.Litt. 1951.

The earls and earldom of Chester to 1254. A.B. Targett. Wales M.A. 1913.

The chancery of the Anglo-Norman earls of Chester. A.P. Duggan. Liverpool M.A. 1951.

A study of the earldom of Hereford in the 12th century, with an appendix of illustrative documents. D.G. Walker. Oxford D.Phil. 1954.

A study of the administration of the Channel Islands in the 13th and early 14th centuries based mainly upon the assize rolls and other unprinted documents. J.H. Le Patourel. Oxford D.Phil. 1934.

North Lancashire, its economic condition in the 13th and 14th centuries. H. Horton. Manchester M.A. 1949.

Social and constitutional developments in 13th-century London: a study in social tendency. G.A. Williams. Wales M.A. 1952.

London, 1216–1337: a study of the main factors in the social and constitutional development of the city. G.A. Williams. London Ph.D. 1960.

The correspondence of the City of London, 1298–1370. G.F. Chappie. London Ph.D. 1938.

Burgage tenure in medieval Bristol. E.W.W. Veale. London LL.D. 1931.

The administration of Cheshire in the 13th and early 14th century. Margaret Tout. Manchester M.A. 1919.

Contributions to the history of the earldom and county of Chester, 1237–1399, historical, topographical and administrative, with a study of the household of Edward the Black Prince and its relations with Cheshire. Mrs. Margaret Sharp, née Tout. Manchester Ph.D. 1925.

The economic and social history of Cheshire in the reign of the three Edwards. H.J. Hewitt. London Ph.D. 1926.

The administration of the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk in the reign of Henry IV. G.E. Morey. London M.A. 1941.

The honour of Tutbury in the 14th and 15th centuries. Jean R. Birrell. Birmingham M.A. 1962.

The court rolls of Alrewas in the 14th century. Mrs. Christine Kelly. Durham M.A. 1970.

Some aspects of the economy of York in the later middle ages, 1300–1550. J.N. Bartlett. London Ph.D. 1958.

Beverley Minster, government and society, 1381–1540. N. Heard. Hull Ph.D. 1962.

The history of the borough of Great Yarmouth in the 14th century. Iris M. Nunn. Leeds M.A. 1931.

Colchester and the countryside in the 14th century: a search for interdependence between urban and rural economy. R.H. Britnell. Cambridge Ph.D. 1970.

The economic geography of Sussex during the 14th century, with special reference to the county's relations with lands across the sea. R.A. Pelham. Wales M.A. 1930.

The social and economic history of Flixton in South Elmham, Suffolk, 1300–1600. J.M. Ridgard. Leicester M.A. 1970.

A history of Clare, Suffolk, with special reference to its development as a borough during the middle ages, and to its importance as a centre of the woollen industry in the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries. Gladys A. Thornton. London Ph.D. 1927.

The decay of the manorial system during the first half of the 15th century, with special reference to manorial jurisdiction and to the decline of villeinage as exemplified in the records of twenty-six manors in the counties of Berks., Hants and Wilts. Lucy C. Latham. London M.A. 1928.

King's Lynn, 1400–1600: developments in civic government. E.C. Glover. London M.Phil. 1970.

The government of London and its relations with the Crown, 1400–50. Mrs. Caroline M. Barron. London Ph.D. 1970.

Some aspects of parish life in the City of London from 1429 to 1529. E.G. Ashby. London M.A. 1950

Personnel for the administration of Cambridgeshire in the reign of Henry VI. A.F. Bottomley. London M.A. 1952.

The lordship of Middleham, especially in Yorkish and early Tudor times. Mrs. Gladys M. Coles. Liverpool M.A. 1961.

The topography of medieval Oxford. D.A.M. Sturdy. Oxford B.Litt. 1965.

The assessionable manors of the duchy of Cornwall in the later middle ages. M.J.J.R. Hatcher. London Ph.D. 1967.