- Early Modern
- History Clubs
- Rolls Series
- Calderwood's History of the Kirk in Scotland
8 vols (1524 - 1625)
- The key account of the history of the Scottish Kirk from the Reformation in 1560 to the death of James VI in 1625, written by someone who played a leading role in the events which he describes.
- Calendar of Border Papers
2 vols (1560 - 1603)
- 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.
- Calendar of Chancery Proceedings
4 vols (1625 - 1649)
- The Calendar of Chancery Proceedings: Bills and Answers filed during the Reign of King Charles the First, contained within four volumes and arranged alphabetically.
- Calendar of Chancery Warrants
1 vol. (1244 - 1326)
- With the Calendars of the Close, Patent and Fine Rolls,the Calendar of Chancery Warrants, provides a rich collection of English royal documents for the medieval period.
- Calendar of Documents preserved in France illustrative of the History of Great Britain and Ireland
1 vol. (918 - 1206)
- Calendar of Documents relating to Ireland
5 vols (1171 - 1307)
- A comprehensive collection of documents in the English archives relating to Irish history between the twelfth and fourteenth centuries.
- Calendar of Documents relating to Scotland
4 vols (1128 - 1509)
- 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.
- Calendar of Fine Rolls
22 vols (1272 - 1509)
- This large series is one of the most important resources of information essential to historians of medieval England.
- Calendar of Home Office Papers
4 vols (1760 - 1775)
- Calendar of Inquisitions Miscellaneous (Chancery)
3 vols (1219 - 1377)
- Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem
17 vols (1216 - 1509)
- 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 Letter-Books Preserved Among the Archives of the Corporation of the City of London at the Guildhall
11 vols (1275 - 1497)
- Calendar of Letters, Papers and State Papers Relating to England and Spain
23 vols (1485 - 1603)
- 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.
- Calendar of Lincoln Wills
2 vols (1320 - 1858)
- Calendar of Marriage Licences issued by the Faculty Office
1 vol. (1632 - 1714)
- Calendar of Papal Registers - Papal Letters
15 vols (1198 - 1492)
- 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.
- Calendar of Patent and Close Rolls of Chancery in Ireland
3 vols (1133 - 1633)
- Patent and Close Rolls relating to Ireland in the reigns of Henry VIII to Charles I
- Calendar of Proceeds of the Committee for Compounding
5 vols (1643 - 1660)
- Calendar of State Papers and Manuscripts, Milan
1 vol. (1385 - 1618)
- One volume of essential state papers from the archives and collections of Milan.
- Calendar of State Papers Preserved Principally at Rome in the Vatican Archives and Library
2 vols (1558 - 1578)
- Calendar of State Papers Relating to Ireland
24 vols (1509 - 1670)
- Calendar of state papers relating to Ireland in the reigns of James I (1603-1625), Charles I (1625-1660) and Charles II (1660-1670).
- Calendar of State Papers Relating to Scotland and Mary Queen of Scots
12 vols (1547 - 1597)
- 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.
- Calendar of State Papers, Colonial, America and West Indies
37 vols (1574 - 1736)
- Thirty-nine volumes containing all manner of calendared documents concerning the English administration of its colonies in America and the West Indies.
- Calendar of State Papers, Colonial, East Indies, China, Japan and Persia
5 vols (1513 - 1634)
- Thirty-nine volumes containing all manner of calendared documents concerning the English administration of its colonies in India and the far East.
- Calendar of State Papers, Domestic
90 vols (1547 - 1704)
- A growing list from this large series relating to the domestic papers of English monarchs in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
- Calendar of State Papers, Foreign
27 vols (1547 - 1588)
- 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.
- Calendar of State Papers, Venice and Northern Italy
40 vols (1202 - 1675)
- 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.
- Calendar of the Carew Manuscripts Preserved in the Archiepiscopal Library at Lambeth
6 vols (1000 - 1800)
- Calendar of the Charter Rolls
6 vols (1226 - 1516)
- This series contains English abstracts of Royal charters issued under the Great Seal, including confirmations of earlier charters, between 1215 and 1516.
Note volume 6 also contains an appendix of charters for 1215-1288.
- Calendar of the Clarendon State Papers
3 vols (1523 - 1657)
- Calendar of the Close Rolls
49 vols (1227 - 1429)
- This large series is one of the most important resources of information essential to historians of medieval England.
- Calendar of the Court Minutes etc. of the East India Company
11 vols (1635 - 1679)
- Calendar of the Justiciary Rolls or Proceedings in the Court of the Justiciar of Ireland
2 vols (1295 - 1307)
- Sources for Irish criminal justice.
- Calendar of the Laing Charters Belonging to the University of Edinburgh
1 vol. (854 - 1837)
- Calendar of the Manuscripts of Major-General Lord Sackville preserved at Knole, Sevenoaks, Kent
2 vols (1551 - 1612)
- Calendar of the Manuscripts of the Dean and Chapter of Wells
2 vols (958 - 1812)
- 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.
- Calendar of the Manuscripts of the Marquis of Bath
3 vols (1515 - 1795)
- Calendar of the Manuscripts of the Marquis of Ormonde
8 vols (1572 - 1713)
- 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.
- Calendar of the Manuscripts of the Marquis of Salisbury: The Cecil Manuscripts
18 vols (1296 - 1607)
- Part of the larger Cecil paper collection preserved at Hatfield house detailing the Manuscripts of the Marquis of Sailsbury from 1306 to 1606.
- Calendar of the Patent Rolls
66 vols (1216 - 1563)
- This vast series is one of the largest resources of information essential to historians of medieval England.
Rotuli Litterarum Patentium, by Thomas Duffus Hardy
Calendar of Patent Rolls, Ireland
Calendar of the Close Rolls
- Calendar of the Proceedings of the Committee for the Advance of Money
3 vols (1642 - 1656)
- Calendar of the Stuart Papers Preserved at Windsor Castle
7 vols (1579 - 1718)
- 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.
For more on the history of these manuscripts, see this post on our blog
- Calendar of Treasury Papers
11 vols (1556 - 1745)
- 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".
- Calendar of Various Chancery Rolls: Supplementary Close Rolls, Welsh Rolls, Scutage Rolls
1 vol. (1277 - 1326)
- Chancery records of various sorts, including close rolls, Welsh rolls and scutage rolls.
- Calendar of Wills and Administrations in the Archdeaconry Court at Lewes
1 vol. (1518 - 1660)
- Calendar of Wills and Administrations in the Consistory Court of the Bishop of Worcester
2 vols (1451 - 1652)
- Calendar of Wills and Administrations in the Court of the Archdeacon of Taunton
1 vol. (1537 - 1799)
- Calendar of Wills and Administrations relating to the County of Dorset
1 vol. (1568 - 1799)
- Calendar of Wills in the Consistory Court of the Bishop of Bristol and Calendar of Wills in the Great Orphan Books
1 vol. (1379 - 1792)
- Calendar of Wills proved in the Consistory Court of the Bishop of Gloucester
1 vol. (1541 - 1650)
- Calendar of Wills relating to the Counties of Northampton and Rutland
1 vol. (1510 - 1562)
- Calendarium Genealogicum: Henry III and Edward I
2 vols (1216 - 1307)
- Calendars of Huntingdonshire Wills
1 vol. (1479 - 1652)
- Calendars of Wills and Administrations relating to the Counties of Devon and Cornwall
1 vol. (1540 - 1799)
- Calendars of Wills and Administrations relating to the County of Leicester proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Leicester
1 vol. (1495 - 1649)
- Camden Miscellany
1 vol. (1292 - 1682)
- Carte Monialium de Northberwic [Charters of the Nuns of North Berwick]
1 vol. (1177 - 1562)
- Charters of the Nuns of North Berwick between 1177 and 1562.
- Cartularium Comitatus de Levenax [Chartulary of the Earldom of Lennox from the 13th Century to 1398]
1 vol. (1200 - 1398)
- Cartularium Monasterii de Rameseia
3 vols (974 - 1436)
- Charters and Documents illustrating the History of the Cathedral, City, and Diocese of Salisbury
1 vol. (1100 - 1300)
- Charters and Documents relating to the Burgh of Paisley and Extracts from the Records of the Town Council
1 vol. (1163 - 1665)
- Charters and Documents relating to the Burgh of Peebles
1 vol. (1165 - 1710)
- Charters and Documents relating to the Collegiate Church and Hospital of the Holy Trinity, and the Trinity Hospital, Edinburgh
1 vol. (1460 - 1661)
- Charters and Other Documents relating to the City of Glasgow
3 vols (1175 - 1707)
- Charters and other documents relating to the Royal Burgh of Stirling
1 vol. (1124 - 1705)
- Charters of the Priory of Beauly
1 vol. (1231 - 1568)
- Chartularies of Balmerino and Lindores
1 vol. (1178 - 1617)
- The Chartularies of the Abbeys of Balmerino and Lindores on the south bank of the River Tay.
- Chartularies of St Mary's Abbey, Dublin, with the Register of its House at Dunbrody, and Annals of Ireland
2 vols (1100 - 1600)
- Chartulary of the Cistercian Priory of Coldstream
1 vol. (1100 - 1538)
- Chiefs of Colquhoun
2 vols (1150 - 1899)
- Spread over two volumes, the history of the Clan Colquhoun in the period 1150 - 1899.
- Chiefs of Grant
3 vols (1180 - 1883)
- Three volumes containing the Memoirs, Correspondance and Charters of Clan Grant
- Christ Church Letters
1 vol. (1334 - 1540)
- A Volume of Mediaeval Letters relating to the Affairs of the Priory of Christ Church Canterbury from 1334 to 1540.
- Chronica Johannis de Oxenedes [Chronicle of John of Oxnead]
1 vol. (1 - 1299)
- 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.)
- Chronica Monasterii de Melsa [Chronicle of Meaux Abbey]
3 vols (1150 - 1417)
- Chronicle of England by John Capgrave
1 vol. (-4004 - 1417)
- Chronicle of Roger Hoveden [Howden]
4 vols (732 - 1201)
- One of the key chronicles of English medieval history written by Roger Hoveden or Howden, a man connected to the courts of Henry II and Richard I.
- Chronicle of the War between the English and the Scots in 1173 and 1174
1 vol. (1173 - 1174)
- Chronicles and memorials of the reign of Richard I
3 vols (1157 - 1199)
- Chronicles and memorials of the reign of Richard I (1157-1199) contaning the itinerary of the crusades and acts of Richard I, alongside the Letters of the Prior & Convent of Christ Church Canterbury.
- Chronicles of the reigns of Stephen, Henry II, and Richard I
3 vols (1066 - 1298)
- Chronicles of the Reigns of Stephen, Henry II, and Richard I
- Chronicon Abbatiae de Evesham, ad Annum 1418
1 vol. (0 - 1539)
- Chronicon Abbatiae Rameseiensis
1 vol. (1100 - 1400)
- Chronicon Henrici Knighton
2 vols (1066 - 1396)
- Chronicon Monasterii de Abingdon [Chronicle of Abingdon Monastery]
2 vols (201 - 1189)
- Chronicum Scotorum: A Chronicle of Irish Affairs
1 vol. (0 - 1150)
- A chronicle of Irish affairs from the earliest times to A.D. 1135
- Clarke Papers: Selections from the Papers of William Clarke
4 vols (1647 - 1660)
- Close Rolls (Calendars and Transcripts)
2 vols (1251 - 1256)
- Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials
33 vols (1163 - 1820)
2 vols (1100 - 1700)
- Collectanea de Rebus Albanicis: Original Papers and Documents relating to the History of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland
1 vol. (1450 - 1850)
- One volume containing rare letters, documents, papers, chronicle accounts and poetry relating to highlands and islands in the medieval and early modern period.
- Collection of Original Letters and Papers concerning the Affairs of England by Thomas Carte
2 vols (1641 - 1660)
- Letters and State papers from interregnum period in England collected from the Duke of Ormonde's Papers.
- Collection of State Papers of John Thurloe
7 vols (1638 - 1660)
- State papers from interregnum period in England. Invaluable sources collected by John Thurloe, a leading figure in the Cromwellian Government.
- Collection of the Decisions of the Lords of Council and Session
1 vol. (1661 - 1686)
- A volume of decisions of the Lords of Council and Session from the Restoration period.
- Collection of the Laws in favours of the Reformation in Scotland
1 vol. (1560 - 1749)
- 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.)
- Collections for a History of Staffordshire
10 vols (1002 - 1886)
- Collections Relating to the History of Mary Queen of Scots
4 vols (1567 - 1572)
- 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.
- Commissariot Record of Inverness, Hamilton, and Campsie
1 vol. (1564 - 1800)
- Contemporary History of Affairs in Ireland from 1641 to 1652
6 vols (1567 - 1652)
- Correspondence of James VI of Scotland with Sir Robert Cecil and others in England during the reign of Queen Elizabeth
1 vol. (1600 - 1603)
- Correspondence of Robert Bowes of Aske, Esquire, the Ambassador of Queen Elizabeth in the Court of Scotland
1 vol. (1577 - 1583)
- Correspondence of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leycester, during his Government of the Low Countries
1 vol. (1585 - 1586)
- Correspondence of Sir Robert Kerr, First Earl of Ancram, and his son, William, Third Earl of Lothian
2 vols (1616 - 1667)
- Correspondence of the Family of Hatton
2 vols (1601 - 1704)
- Correspondence, Inventories, Account Rolls, and Law Proceedings, of the Priory of Coldingham
1 vol. (1261 - 1478)
- Criminal Trials in Scotland
4 vols (1488 - 1624)
- Pitcairn's Criminal Trials is justifiably a well-known source for the proceedings of criminal and judicial matters in late medieval and early modern Scotland.
- Curia Regis Rolls
14 vols (1189 - 1232)
- The royal council rolls from the reigns of Richard I, John, and Henry III, beween 1189 and 1232