Periods > 15th century

Includes records of urban and metropolitan government, religious houses and higher clergy.

Papal Documents

 12 volumes.

Higher Clergy of the Church of England [Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae, 1300-1541]

Records of bishops and higher clergy for the dioceses of England and Wales. 12 volumes.

Rymer's Foedera With Syllabus

The text of Rymer's Foedera (1704-1735), combined with an English summary. 5 volumes.

Feet of Fines

Final concords for Lancashire, Lincolnshire, Sussex and Yorkshire. 7 volumes.

Monastic and cathedral records

Cartularies and administrative records of monastic and cathedral churches. 10 volumes.

City of London, Calendar of letter books

Records of the government of medieval London (1275-1509). 4 volumes.

Wills and inventories

 3 volumes.

Chronicles, surveys and diaries (London)

Includes Stow's 'Survey' and the diary of Henry Machyn. 3 volumes.

Charters and Documents of Glasgow

Transcripts of charters and documents, 1175-1649. 2 volumes.

Cardiff Records

Calendars and transcripts of medieval and early modern records. 4 volumes.

Port, trade, bridge and customs records

Records for London and Bristol (15th to 18th centuries.) 3 volumes.

Historical Manuscripts Commission

Seven volumes from the Reports and Calendars series of the HMC. 7 volumes.

Parliament Rolls of Medieval England

Transcriptions from the manuscript rolls of all parliaments which survive for the period 1275 to 1504. The transcriptions - in Latin, Anglo-Norman or Middle English - are presented in parallel with a modern English translation. There is also a description of each parliament of the period, including for those of which no roll survives.

Parochial records

Churchwardens', parish clerks' and other parish records. 2 volumes.

Extracts from the Records of the Burgh of Edinburgh, 1403-1528

Contains all the known burghal legislation for the city before 1528, along with extracts of other records illustrative of the social, municipal and financial condition of the city. The substantial appendices include listings of burgh officials, tolls and customs, as well as extracts of relevant charters.

Calendar of State Papers, Spain, Volume 11485-1509

Covers the entire reign of Henry VII.

Calendar of Close Rolls, Henry VII: volume 11485-1500

Covers the period from September 1485 to August 1500 (1-15 Henry VII).

The Aldermen of the City of LondonTemp. Henry III - 1912

Contains comprehensive lists of and biographical notes upon the aldermen of the City. It also includes extensive materials on the relationship of the various aldermen to the livery companies and to Parliament. Originally published in two volumes, it is here given in one.

Markets and Fairs, to 1516

Gazetteer of markets and fairs and database of borough market privileges. 2 volumes.

Survey of London

Detailed studies of the capital's architecture and topography, since 1894. 5 volumes.

Register of the Freemen of the City of York: Vol. 11272-1558

Publications of the Surtees Society, vol. 96. The register records admissions to the freedom of the city, arranged chronologically by regnal year. This first volume covers the period from the accession of Richard I to the death of Mary I.

Assize records

Assize records for London, 14th-16th centuries. 2 volumes.

Catalogue of Ancient Deeds

A catalogue of the ancient deeds held by The National Archives. 6 volumes.

Royal Commission on Historical Monuments

The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England 34 volumes.

Calendar of the plea and memoranda rolls of the city of London: volume 31381-1412

Rolls A 25 to A 42, covering the period 1381 to 1412.

Abstracts of Inquisitiones Post Mortem for the City of London: Part 1

Abstracts of inquisitions for 1 Henry VII (1485) to 3 Elizabeth I (1561). First published by the London and Middlesex Archaeological Society, and jointly with the British Record Society, as volume 15 of the series of the Index Library.

Victoria County History: Oxfordshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 15 volumes.

Victoria County History: Wiltshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 15 volumes.

Victoria County History: Hertfordshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 3 volumes.

Victoria County History: Cambridgeshire

The local history of the county, including the Isle of Ely, organised by parish. 8 volumes.

Victoria County History: Essex

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 8 volumes.

Victoria County History: Gloucestershire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 8 volumes.

Victoria County History: Somerset

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 8 volumes.

Victoria County History: Sussex

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 8 volumes.

Victoria County History: Yorkshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 8 volumes.

Victoria County History: Lancashire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 7 volumes.

Victoria County History: Staffordshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 7 volumes.

Victoria County History: Warwickshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 7 volumes.

Victoria County History: Buckinghamshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 4 volumes.

Victoria County History: Hampshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 4 volumes.

Victoria County History: Northamptonshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 4 volumes.

Victoria County History: Shropshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 4 volumes.

Victoria County History: Bedfordshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 3 volumes.

Victoria County History: Berkshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 3 volumes.

Victoria County History: Cheshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 3 volumes.

Victoria County History: Huntingdonshire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 3 volumes.

Victoria County History: Leicestershire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 3 volumes.

Victoria County History: Surrey

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 3 volumes.

Victoria County History: Worcestershire

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 3 volumes.

Hasted, History of Kent

The second edition of Edward Hasted's history, published between 1797 and 1801. 12 volumes.

Victoria County History: Middlesex

The local history of the county, organised by parish. 12 volumes.

Victoria County History: Durham

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 2 volumes.

Victoria County History: Rutland

The local history of the historic county, organised by parish. 2 volumes.

Blomefield's History of Norfolk

'An Essay towards a Topographical History', (11 vols, 1805-) 11 volumes.

Survey of London Monograph 2Saint Mary, Stratford Bow

An account of the history and fabric of St Mary, Stratford Bow; the parish church of Stratford Bow from 1719, and before that a chapel of ease in the parish of Stepney.

A History of the County of Cumberland: Volume 2

A part-volume, covering the history of the religious houses in the county, including the early history of Carlisle cathedral.

A History of the County of Derby: Volume 2

A part-volume covering the religious houses of the county.

A History of the County of Dorset: Volume 2

A part-volume covering the religious houses of the county. It includes the early history of Sherborne Abbey and Wimborne Minster.

A History of the County of Kent: Volume 2

A part-volume detailing the religious houses of the county. Includes accounts of the early history of Canterbury and Rochester cathedrals, and of several sites now within the conurbation of London.

A History of the County of Lincoln: Volume 2

A part-volume covering the history of the religious houses of the county, including Lincoln cathedral, and the Gilbertine house at Sempringham.

A History of the County of London: Volume 1London within the Bars, Westminster and Southwark

Part-volume, covering the history of the religious houses of the borough of Southwark and the cities of London and Westminster.

A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2

A part-volume detailing the history of the religious houses of the county, including the cathedral priory of the Holy Trinity at Norwich, and the pilgrimage site of Walsingham.

A History of the County of Nottingham: Volume 2

A part-volume covering the religious houses of the county. It includes the early history of Southwell Minster.

A History of the County of Suffolk: Volume 2

This part-volume covers the medieval religious houses of Suffolk, including the abbey of Bury St Edmunds.

Old and New London (Thornbury & Walford)

Surveys London and Westminster and their environs (6 volumes, 1878). 6 volumes.

Environs of London (Lysons)

Lysons' account of London within twelve miles of the city (4 volumes, 1796). 4 volumes.

Magna Britannia (Lysons)

A topographical account of the counties of Great Britain. (Vols 3-6, 1814-22). 4 volumes.

Records of Westmorland

Medieval and early modern records of the Baronies of Kendale and Appleby. 4 volumes.

Thoroton's History of Nottinghamshire

As amplified by John Throsby (1790). 3 volumes.

Topographical dictionaries (Lewis)

A series of dictionaries for England, Scotland and Wales (1846-9). 3 volumes.

History and Antiquities of Durham (Surtees)

Four volumes (1820). 2 volumes.

Historical Account of Newcastle-upon-TyneIncluding the Borough of Gateshead

The 'Descriptive and Historical Account of the Town and County of Newcastle-upon-Tyne' by the Newcastle author and publisher Eneas Mackenzie. It contains historical and contemporary accounts of the religious, civic, educational and cultural buildings and institutions of the city in the early nineteenth century.

A New History of LondonIncluding Westminster and Southwark

Noorthouck's 'New History' falls into two parts. The first is a narrative history of London from the Roman period until the 1770s. The second gives accounts of the present state of the City (organised by ward), and of much of Westminster, Southwark and Lambeth. It also includes an Appendix of charters and statutes relating to the City, and lists of mayors, bishops and other officers.

The History and Antiquities of the County of Suffolk: volume 1

Describes the parishes in the three hundreds of Wangford, Mutford and Lothingland, in the north-east of the county.