Scope and Content
Files of notes devoted to the following:
(1) 'Extracts from Testamenta Eboracensia and Nicolas Testamenta Vetusta.' Typescript
(2) 'Extracts from Testamenta Eboracensia and Nicolas Testamenta Vetusta'. Manuscript version
(3) 'Inventory of Thomas Duke of Cloucester at Pleshey, 1397. Archaeological Journal, Vol. 54, 275; Roger de Mortimer at Wigmore, 1322, Archaeological Journal, Vol. 15, 354'
(4) 'Inventory of Raoul de Nesle, Constable of France, killed at Courtai in 1302. F.M. Kelly in the Burlington Magazine, Vol. VI, 1905.'
(5) Five files of 'Notes for thesis' of extracts relating to armour terms from various sources
(6) 'Howard Household Accounts, 1462-1471, pub. by the Roxburgh Club, Vol. 57, 1841'
(7) 'Extracts from the Household Books of John Duke of Norfolk & Thomas Earl of Surrey, 1481-1490, Roxburgh Club, 1844'
(8) 'Inventory of the effects of John de Vere, 13th Earl of Oxford, 1513. Extracted from Archaeologia Vol. 66, 1914-15'
(9) Contemporary texts
(a) Inventory of Sir John Fastolfe's arms & armour at Caister Castle, Norfolk on his death in 1459
(b) Muster Roll of Middlesex, sent me by Major Hardy
(c) Will of Walter Leycestr, serjeant at arms, 3rd Sept. 1389, Westminster Abbey Muniments
(d) Inventory of the Earl of Arundel, forfeited 1397 (Salzman)
(e) * Will of Simon Wynchecombe armourer of the City of London, 1396 (Sharpe Wills)
(f) Wills of Roger de Kyrby (Durham) 1412 & Peter de Bolton (Yorks.) 1414 from Test. Ebor. (Sandford)
(g) * Description of the Brass of Sir Hugh Hastings +, written in 1408 (Grey v. Hastings controversy);
(h) * How a man shall be armed at his ease, B.M. and Hastings MS. 1490.
NB Those items marked * are no longer in the file. ** has been inserted.
Added to the file:
(i) Inventory of all the goods of John Trevelyan... 1543, Trevelyan Papers, Camden Soc. 1857, 1863, 1872
(j) 'Contemporary Armour Terms - Inventories, Muster Rolls etc.'
(k) 'Contemporary Descriptions & references to armour worn being worn in battle. C.D. in Country Life Feb, 1st. 1930
(l) Letter from Wallenstein to Sallas after Lutzen; [Extract from Heimskringla... by Snorre Sturlason]