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Amphlett, John, Sidney G. Hamilton, and Rowland A. Wilson , eds. Court Rolls of Manor of Hales, 1270-1307. 2 Vols. Oxford: J.Parker, 1912.

Abstract: Text in English.

Baigent, Francis J., ed. A Collection of Records and Documents Relating to the Hundred and Manor of Crondal in the County of Southampton. Part 1: Historical and Manorial. Hampshire Record Society Series. London: Simpkin & Co, 1891.
Abstract: Part 1 contains, with many other documents, the Compotus de Crundel, an account of the manor rendered to the prior and convent of St. Swithun, for the year ending 1248; the records of the Manor Court dating back to 1281; a record of the courts of the hundred, 1281-82; The Crondal customary, dated 10th October, 1567.

Baildon, W. Paley, John Lister, and John W. Walker, eds. Court Rolls of the Manor of Wakefield. 9 Vols. Yorkshire Archaeological Society Record series, 29, 36, 57, 58, 78; Wakefield Court Rolls Series, 2, 3, 6, 12. Leeds: The Society, 1901-.
Abstract: Various dates and editors and volume numbering. Vol. 1, 1274 -1297; Vol. 2, 1297-1309; Vol. 3, 1313-1316, and 1286; Vol. 4, 1315-1317; Vol. 5, 1322-1331. Wakefield court rolls series (Yorkshire Archaeological Society), Vol. 3, 1331-1333; Vol. 12, 1338-1340; Vol. 2, 1348-1350; Vol. 6, 1350-1352.

Bailey, Mark, ed. The English Manor, C. 1200-1500. Manchester Medieval Sources Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2002.
Abstract: Selected sources including records of manorial courts, translated and annotated by Mark Bailey.

Bonfield, L., ed. Select Cases in Manorial Courts: Property Law and Family Law, 1250-1500. SS, 114 for 1997. London: Selden Society, 1998.
Abstract: A selection of unusually detailed entries which illustrate the ways in which questions of property and family law were dealt with at the manorial level.

Dale, Marian K., ed. Court Roll of Chalgrave Manor, 1278-1313. Bedfordshire Historical Record Society Publications, 28. London: Bedfordshire Historical Record Society, 1950.
Abstract: Earliest court roll preserved in the Bedfordshire county record office.

Helmholz, R. H., ed. Select Cases on Defamation to 1600. SS, 101 for 1985. London: Selden Society, 1985.
Abstract: Select cases chosen "to illustrate the development of private remedies for defamation, and to provide the basis for a comparison between the Canon law and the English practice in both the spiritual and temporal courts." Part I contains 30 cases from the ecclesiastical courts between ca.1290 and 1593. Part II contains 30 cases from various local courts, mostly of manors or boroughs, between 1245-1539. Parts III and IV cover sixteenth century cases.

Hone, Nathaniel J., ed. The Manor and Manorial Records. 3rd ed. London: Methuen, 1925.
Abstract: Contains extracts from several court rolls and includes lists of court rolls in various depositories.

Hudson, William, ed. Leet Jurisdiction in Norwich. SS, 5 for 1891. London: Quaritch, 1892.
Abstract: Records of presentments and amercements from the rolls of the Norwich Leets, 1288-1391.

Humphreys, Arthur L., ed. Wellington Manorial Court Rolls. 1277-1908. London: n.p., 1910.
Abstract: Text in English.

Lock, Ray, ed. The Court Rolls of Walsham Le Willows. 2 Vols. Suffolk Records Society, 41, 45. Woodbridge: Boydell , 1998-2000.
Abstract: Vol. 1, 1303-1350; Vol. 2, 1351-1399.

Longstaffe, William H. D., and John Booth, ed. and trans. Halmota Prioratus Dunelmensis, Containing Extracts From the Halmote Court or Manor Rolls of the Prior and Convent of Durham, A.D. 1296-A.D. 1384. Publications of the Surtees Society, 82. Durham: The Society, 1889.
Abstract: Text in English.

Maitland, Frederic W., ed. Select Pleas in Manorial and Other Seignorial Courts: Volume 1--Reigns of Henry III and Edward I . SS, 2 for 1888. London: Quaritch, 1889.
Abstract: "Extracts records from proceedings in manorial courts and other feudal courts of the Abbots of Bec, Ramsey, and Battle, and the Abbess of Romsey from 13th century rolls... In order to present a cross-section of this jurisdiction, the editor selected the rolls of (a) an ordinary manor court, (b) an honor court, (c) a court on the ancient desmene, (d) a court of a private hundred... The oldest extant record of a feudal courts is of 1246."

Maitland, Frederic W., and W. Paley Baildon, eds. The Court Baron. SS, 4 for 1890. London: Quaritch, 1891.
Abstract: "This book consists of five parts. Four of these are texts of old tracts on the holding of feudal courts, viz. La Court de Baron of about 1280, De Placitis et Curiis Tenendis of about 1270, and two books called Modus tenendi Curias dating from about 1307 and the other from about 1342. The fifth section is a record of pleas tried in the court of the Bishop of Ely, at Littleport, 1285-1327. The precedent books were used as a guide for the stewards of manorial courts."

Roberts, Richard A., ed. and trans. The Court Rolls of the Lordship of Ruthin or Dyffryn-Clwydd? of the Reign of King Edward the First, Preserved in the Public Record Office, London. Cymmrodorion Record Series, 2. London: C.J.Clark, 1893.
Abstract: Text in English.


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