English historical documents. 4. [Late medieval]. 1327 - 1485
A. R. Myers
Psychology Press, Oct 18, 2013 - Great Britain - 1308 pages
English Historical Documents is the most ambitious, impressive and comprehensive collection of documents on English history ever published. An authoritative work of primary evidence, each volume presents material with exemplary scholarly accuracy. Editorial comment is directed towards making sources intelligible rather than drawing conclusions from them. Full account has been taken of modern textual criticism. A general introduction to each volume portrays the character of the period under review and critical bibliographies have been added to assist further investigation.
Documents collected include treaties, personal letters, statutes, military dispatches, diaries, declarations, newspaper articles, government and cabinet proceedings, orders, acts, sermons, pamphlets, agricultural instructions, charters, grants, guild regulations and voting records.
Volumes are furnished with lavish extra apparatus including genealogical tables, lists of officials, chronologies, diagrams, graphs and maps.
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PART II THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REALM
PART III THE CHURCH AND EDUCATION
PART IV ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENTS
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