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Document 6988, photograph courtesy of the Westminster Abbey Muniments

Later medieval Bristol was one of England’s three largest cities, and its most important provincial port, so it is not surprising that it attracted

Excavations in 1975-6 in Peter Street uncovered an exceptionally well-preserved three-wick bronze lamp, one of the very few examples of the English

Madron well chapel named after the saint of the nearby parish church, it was visited in the 16th and 17th centuries by people in search of healing.

The fortuitous survival of two great surveys, Boldon Book, and Bishop Hatfield's survey, drawn up some two hundred years apart, has provided us wit

Some two hundred years after Boldon Book, the townships of Bishopwearmouth, Tunstall, Ryhope and Burdon, together with the borough of Sunderland, a

This volume, known as the 'Red Book',  contains rentals for the bishop of Hereford's manors.

Discovered built into the wall above the chancel arch of St Peter’s church in 1864, this Anglo-Saxon sculpture now stands against the north chancel

There are surviving probate documents for 112 Eastnor people, for the years between 1442 and 1700.

There are ten Eastnor probate records pre-1501 listed in  the Calendar of Probate and Administration Acts 1407-1541 and Abstracts of Wills 1541