The parliament rolls of Medieval England, 1275-1504

Given-Wilson, C., Brand, P., Curry, A., Ormrod, W.M. and Phillips, J.R.S. (eds.) (2005) The parliament rolls of Medieval England, 1275-1504, vol. 1-16, Woodbridge, UK; London, UK, Boydell; National Archives, 9800pp.


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The rolls of parliament were the official records of the meetings of the English parliament from the reign of Edward I (1272-1307) until the reign of Henry VII (1485-1509), after which they were superseded by the journals of the lords, and, somewhat later, the commons. The rolls were first edited in the eighteenth century and published in 1767 in six folio volumes entitled Rotuli Parliamentorum, under the general editorship of the Reverend John Strachey. This new edition reproduces the rolls in their entirety, together with a few individual items published since 1783, as well as a substantial amount of material never previously published; it is complemented by a full translation of all the texts from the three languages used by the medieval clerks (Latin, Anglo-Norman and Middle English). It also includes an introduction to every parliament known to have been held by an English king (or in his name) between 1275 and 1504, whether or not the roll for that parliament survives. Where appropriate, appendices of supplementary material are also provided, and there is a General Introduction to the rolls. Sets include a copy of a CD-ROM for quick reference and index purposes.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: CD-ROMs: ISBN: 0904628052 (CD-ROM: individual licence); ISBN: 0904628060 (CD-ROM: institutional licence); ISBN: 0904628079 (CD-ROM: internet subscription licence).Contributions to the set as follows:Paul Brand (1275-1307), Seymour Phillips (1307-1337), Mark Ormrod (1337-1377), Geoffrey Martin (1377-1379), Chris Given-Wilson (1380-1421), Anne Curry (1422-1453), Rosemary Horrox (1455-1504)
ISBNs: 9781843831617 (print)
1843831619 (print)
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1 November 2005Published
Date Deposited: 11 Sep 2007
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2017 18:24
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