This two volume series, covering the period from the return of Mary Queen of Scots from France 1560 to the Union of the Crowns in 1603, is one that all historians of early modern Scotland and England will find useful. The series provides calendared but detailed entries from the English archives of all records that deal with the borders, from high diplomacy and treaty negotiations, to the border raiding and violence that was often endemic in the borders.
This four volume series, covering the period 1105-1509, is one that all historians of medieval Scotland and England should have constantly by their side. The series provides calendared but detailed entries from the English archives of all records that deal with Scotland, from high diplomacy and treaty negotiations, to piracy, border raiding and cattle rustling.
Inquisitions Post Mortem (also known as escheats) are an important category of records for historians and genealogists. They consist of inquests taken after the death of a tenant-in-chief of the crown to establish which lands were held by the tenant, and who should succeed to them as heir. They are therefore a key record of landownership and genealogy.
TannerRitchie is republishing these key sources, both for England as a whole, and with the Abstracts published from London in the 16th century.
Calendar of Letters, Despatches and State Papers in the Archives at Simancas and Elsewhere. Volumes from the archives, collections and libraries of Spain, relating to English Affairs, from 1485 until the sixteenth century. Include much material relating to other parts of Britain and Europe.
The first port of call for any historian interested in the medieval church in Great Britain or Ireland, TannerRitchie Publishing will be digitizing a large number of volumes from this exceptionally large series in the next two years. The series consists of calendared and translated documents extracted from the Vatican Archives.
Essential documents, including large amounts of personal letters from the leading figures in English and Irish governments of the day, concerning affairs between England and Ireland in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
Twenty-five volumes of essential documents, including large amounts of personal letters from the leading figures in English government of the day, concerning foreign affairs between England and the rest of the world in the sixteenth century.
Volumes from the archives, collections and libraries of Venice and Northern Italy, relating to English Affairs, from 1202 until the sixteenth century. Include much material relating to other parts of Britain and Europe.
The first volume describes three manuscripts; the register books of the cathedral, the Liber Albus and the Liber Ruber. The second contains escheators, communars and fabric accounts, act books and 900 plus charters.
I) The Manuscripts of the Marquis of Ormonde, The Earl of Fingall, The Corporations of Waterford, Galway, etc (Historical Manuscripts Commission, Tenth Report, Appendix Part V
II) Calendar of the Manuscripts of the Marquis of Ormonde, K.P., Preserved at Kilkenny Castle, New Series.
Including the archives of the sees of Dublin, Ossory, the Jesuits and Queen's College Galway.
The papers arise from the life of the titular King James III of England, VIII of Scotland, and were in the possession of both Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie) and then his brother Henry, cardinal duke of York. In this way they came to be held in the Vatican before finally making it to England in two batches between 1806 and 1822.
A wealth of records relating to this most central of governmental offices. Patronage, crown finance, and every avenue of interest of the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury is recorded here. In 1842, the Master of the Rolls described them thus: "They are of the highest historical interest and curiosity, throwing light on a variety of civil and political events; the progress of the Revenue, the Crown lands, the Colonies, the public transaction of office, and many of the private affairs of persons of every class".
Written by a monk of the Benedictine abbey of St. Benet's at Holme in Norfolk Chronica Johannis de Oxenedes is a compilaton of historical events from previous sources, with edited and added events.
Highlights of the chronicle include the reign of Edgar, the treatment of Jews in England at the time of the Norman Conquest, the Purgatory of St. Patrick, the reign of Henry III and the first elephant in England in 1255.
(Text modified from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chronica_Johannis_de_Oxenedes and available under the GNU Free Documentation Licence.)
In Three Parts.
Part I: Containing the principal Acts and Statutes made by the Parliaments of Scotland, in favours of the True Religion, between our Reformation from Popery (1560) and the year 1640.
Part II: Containing an exact Collection of the Laws made in favours of the Church and Religion in Scotland, between 1640 and 1650, to which are subjoined three Acts of the Parliament 1661, rescinding the same.
Part III: Containing the principal Acts and Statutes made by the Parliaments of Scotland, in favours of the True Protestant Religion and Presbyterial Church-government, from the Revolution (1690) to the incorporating Union with England (1707.)
James Anderson's Collections Relating to the History of Mary Queen of Scotland, in four volumes containing a great number of original papers never before printed. Also a few scarce pieces reprinted, taken from the best copies is a well-known and valuable addition to the library of any researcher into the career of Scotland's most notorious queen. Included in the four volumes are John Lesley's Life, accounts violently attacking the queen's reputation by George Buchanan, and documents written by the queen herself explaining her interpretation of key moments in her life. All are typically colourful.