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Ayloffe, Joseph, and Philip Morant , eds. Calendars of the Ancient Charters and of the Welch and Scotish Rolls, Now Remaining in the Tower of London. London: B. White, 1774.

Notes: First edition, 1772 available online in ECCO (subscription database)
Abstract: First published anonymously, 1772. Begun by the Rev. Philip Morant. Full title: Calendars of the ancient charters ... also calendars of all the treaties of peace entered into by the kings of England with those of Scotland; and of sundry letters and public instruments relating to that kingdom, now in the Chapter-house at Westminster. Contains the earliest records of the Court of Chancery, extending from soon after the Norman Conquest to the time of Henry VIII. The records consist of appropriations of churches, endowments of vicarages, feoffments, etc.

Caley, John, and J. Bayley, eds. Calendar of the Proceedings in Chancery in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth. London: Eyre and Spottiswoode , 1832.
Abstract: Printed for the Record Commissioners, it includes some Chancery cases from as early as the reign of Henry III.

Gardiner, Dorothy M. A Calendar of Early Chancery Proceedings Relating to West Country Shipping, 1388-1493 . Devon and Cornwall Record Society Publications, n.s., 21. Exeter: Devon and Cornwall Record Society, 1976.

Great Britain. Public Record Office. List of Early Chancery Proceedings Preserved in the Public Record Office. 10 Vols. Great Britain. Public Record Office. Lists and indexes, 12, 16, 20, 29, 38, 48, 50-51, 54-55. London: HMSO, 1901-1936.
Abstract: Reprinted in 1963. Lists proceedings of the Court of Chancery up to 1558. Contains bills of complaint, answers, depositions. etc.

Thomas, Arthur H., ed. Calendar of Early Mayor's Court Rolls ... 1298-1307. Calendar of Plea and Memoranda Rolls ... 1323-1364. Calendar of Plea and Memoranda Rolls ... 1364-1381. Calendar of Select Pleas and Memoranda ... 1381-1412. 4 vols. Cambridge: University Press, 1924-1932.
Note: Also available online at http://www.british-history.ac.uk/source.aspx?pubid=175
Abstract: Contains many cases dealing with the law merchant.

Webb, Cliff. Surrey Cases in the Court of Chancery, 1391-1714: a Guide and Handlist. West Surrey Family History Society Record Series, 34. Surrey, England: West Surrey Family History Society, 2000
 

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