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The Magna Carta
A second Domesday? The Hundred Rolls of 1279–80
In March 1279 King Edward I commissioned a great inquiry into landholding in England. The surviving returns were arranged by hundred, hence their name ‘the Hundred Rolls’, and give a picture of ruralExpand
Two papal letters on the wearing of the Jewish badge, 1221-1229
The two documents which form the subject of this article and which are printed below as an appendix, survive amongst an extensive collection of papal letters, for the most part addressed to theExpand
The Holy Blood: King Henry III and the Westminster Blood Relic
Acknowledgements 1. Introduction 2. The ceremony of 1247 3. The patriarch's letters 4. The Holy Blood 5. The scholastic debate 6. Two commentaries: John Hus and William Sudbury 7. The rivals: Hailes,Expand
Magna Carta: A Very Short Introduction
1. What happened in 1215? 2. The tyranny of King John 3. Magna Carta, parliament and the origins of the constitution: the document's first century 4. The Document as monument 5. Does Magna CartaExpand
England and the Albigensian Crusade
SOME PARDONERS' TALES: THE EARLIEST ENGLISH INDULGENCES1
  • N. Vincent
  • History
  • Transactions of the Royal Historical Society
  • 1 December 2002
Abstract Indulgences have long been studied as a contributory factor to the Protestant Reformation. The present essay focuses attention upon their origins in the eleventh century, and the changesExpand
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