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The prosopography of English monastic orders at the dissolution: evidence from the national archives assessed
(Liverpool University Press, 2019)
This paper evaluates a number of series of document at The National Archives as evidence for the prosopography of monastic orders in England and Wales during the second half of the 1530s. In particular, the testimony of ...
(Blackwell Publishers, 1999)
This chapter consists of a glossary listing people, places, activities, and creations of the Anglo‐Saxons that begin with the alphabet 'R'. It provides a detailed description of each of them, supplemented with illustrations ...
(John Wiley & Sons Incorporated, 2013)
Some Welshmen in Domesday Book and beyond: aspects of Anglo-Welsh relations in the eleventh century
(Boydell & Brewer, 2007)
Whereas the importance for the study of eleventh-century English history of William the Conqueror's great land survey known, since the twelfth century, as ‘Domesday Book’ hardly needs stating, its value as a source for the ...
How useful are episcopal ordination lists as a source for medieval english monastic history?
(Cambridge University Press, 2018)
This article evaluates ordination lists preserved in bishops' registers from late medieval England as evidence for the monastic orders, with special reference to religious houses in the diocese of Worcester, from 1300 to ...
Identifying celts in the past: A methodology
This article examines the problem of identifying individuals within and between medieval historical sources, especially medieval Irish chronicles and genealogies. A content analysis of these two groups of document provides ...
The last monks of worcester cathedral priory
(Taylor and Francis, 2018)
This paper traces the history of the Benedictine community of St Mary’s Cathedral Priory, Worcester, from 1534 until its surrender in 1540, with the aim of determining the number and identity of the monks of Worcester at ...
Communities and kinship
(Blackwell Publishing, 2009)
The purpose of this chapter is to examine the local communities that existed in Britain and Ireland during the sub- and post-Roman periods. What was the nature of these communities? Should they be seen as population groups ...
The genealogy of Gruffudd ap Cynan
The genealogy of Gruffudd ap Cynan is preserved in the Historia Gruffud vab Kenan, which it introduces, and also in Welsh genealogical manuscripts of the fifteenth and later centuries. While the latter material is demonstrably ...
Kings, chronicles and genealogies: on reconstructing mediaeval Celtic dynasties
(Boydell Press, 1997)