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Calendar of wills proved and enrolled in the Court of Husting, London: Part 11258-1358

R. R. Sharpe (editor) (1889)
Calendared London wills from the reigns of Henry III, Edward I, Edward II and the beginning of that of Edward III.

Calendar of wills proved and enrolled in the Court of Husting, London: Part 21358-1688

R. R. Sharpe (editor) (1890)
Part 2 continues the calendar of London wills from the reign of Edward III until that of James II.

Lincoln Wills: volume 11271-1526

C.W. Foster (editor) (1914)
Volume 5 of the publications of the Lincoln Record Society.

Lincoln Wills: volume 21505-1530

C.W. Foster (editor) (1918)
Volume 10 of the publications of the Lincoln Record Society.

Lincoln Wills: volume 31530-1532

C.W. Foster (editor) (1930)
Volume 24 of the publications of the Lincoln Record Society.

London Consistory Court Wills 1492-1547London Record Society 3

Ida Darlington (editor) (1967)
Contains 245 London wills of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Nearly half are taken from the register Palmer (1492-1520), with the remainder being additional separate wills for the period up to 1547. Reproduced by kind permission of the London Record Society.