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4.2.1.1 Charter Rolls

Charters declared the more solemn acts of the kings, granting rights and privileges. Many of these reside in local cartularies to be found among manorial and ecclesiastical records, as well as in the records of cities and boroughs, and these are not listed here.


Hardy, Thomas D., ed. Rotuli Chartarum in Turri Londinensi Asservati, 1199-1216. London : Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1837.
Abstract: Charters, grants and privileges granted by King John, 1199-1216.

---, ed. Rotuli Normanniae in Turri Londinensi Asservati, Johanne Et Henrico Quinto, Angliae Regibus. London: G. Eyre and A. Spottiswoode, 1835.
Abstract: Transcripts, in Latin of a Norman charter roll, contrabrevia rolls, oblata rolls, and rotulus de valore terrarum Normanorum, all in the time of King John, and of a Norman roll for 5 Henry V. Only one volume published.
 

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