Institute of Historical Research

Edited by Randolph Cock and N. A. M. Rodger
August 22, 2008
Edited by Lawrence Goldman
July 31, 2018
This book examines the history and influence of Magna Carta in British and American history. In a series of essays written by notable British specialists, it considers the origins of the document in the political and religious contexts of the thirteenth century, the relevance of its principles to the seventeenth century disputes that led to the Civil War, the uses made of Magna Carta to justify the American Revolution, and its inspiration of the radical-democratic movement in Britain in the early nineteenth century. The introductory essay considers the celebration of Magna Carta's 800th anniversary in 2015 in relation to ceremonials and remembrance in Britain in general. Given as papers to a joint conference of British and...
Edited by Emily Morrell and Jane Winters
January 30, 2009
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Diana E. Greenway
November 1, 2005
Janet Cooper
October 24, 2016
Bosbury is the second parish history to be produced by the Trust for the Victoria County History of Herefordshire, following the history of Eastnor published in 2013. Like Eastnor, Bosbury is an agricultural parish, near the market town of Ledbury. It covers a relatively large area below the western slopes of the Malvern Hills. In the Middle Ages Bosbury was the site of one of the favourite residences of the bishops of Hereford; in the western part of the parish, called Upleadon, was an estate belonging first to the Knights Templar and then to the Hospitallers. From the 16th century onwards both estates passed into the hands of tenants, leaving the parish without a major resident landowner until John Stedman and Edward Higgins successively...
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Diana E. Greenway
January 1, 1999
The volumes in this series trace the process of re-organisation and reform that took place in the English cathedrals after the Norman conquest, with the building of new cathedrals, the establishment of new constitutions for their chapters, and the appointment of foreign clergy. In this period, when many documents are undated, the chronological framework provided by the careers of bishops, dignitaries, canons and cathedral priors, is an essential research tool for historians
Edited by Randolph Cock and N. A. M. Rodger
September 1, 2008
While naval warfare is one of the most popular subjects of research in The National Archives, readers are frequently frustrated in their search for information, and a high proportion of the relevant records are seldom consulted. This invaluable guide will help researchers both to understand TNA’s naval records and to locate the information they want, regardless of how much or little administrative history they know, or want to know.Ranging from the 13th century to the 1970s, the guide throws light on the naval and maritime history of Britain and its empire. Whether you want to locate Samuel Pepys as Secretary of the Admiralty or trace all material in The National Archives relating to the Battle of the Atlantic, this volume will help you in...
Edited by David Bates, Jennifer Wallis, and Jane Winters
June 1, 2009
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Edited by Francis Boorman
May 31, 2018
St Clement Danes, now the central RAF church in the Strand, is at the heart of the capital, sandwiched between ‘theatreland’ and legal London, and connecting the dual historic centres of Westminster and the City. This book reveals the vibrant cultural, economic, political and religious life of the parish from the Restoration to its abolition in 1900.This period was one of rapid urban transformation in the parish, as the large aristocratic riverside houses of the 17th century gave way to a bustling centre of commerce and culture in the 18th. The slums that developed in the 19th century were then swept away by the grand constructions of the Royal Courts of Justice and the Victoria Embankment, followed by the new thoroughfares of Aldwych and...
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Edited by Christopher Brooke, Jeffrey H. Denton, and Diana E. Greenway
March 1, 2012

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