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April 2008

Memorials of the Merchant Taylors

Dr Matthew Davies, 24 April 2008

The Memorials of the Guild are now live. Published in 1875, in an edition by C.M Clode, the Memorials is a substantial collection of sources relating to the history of the Company from its foundation. Read it, and other sources relating to the livery companies of the City of London, at:

Calendar of State Papers, Colonial now complete

Jonathan Blaney, 22 April 2008

The complete Calendar of State Papers, Colonial series is now online. These calendars deal with colonial British history between 1513 and 1738. Read the entire series here:

Five volumes of Letters and Papers, Henry VIII, live

Jonathan Blaney, 15 April 2008

Five volumes of the Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, Henry VIII, are now live. These volumes cover the years 1535-1537. Further volumes will be added in the coming months. Read the series so far here:

John Stow's 'Survey of London'

Dr Matthew Davies, 10 April 2008

The Kingsford edition of Stow's 'Survey' is now live. Based on the 1603 edition of the 'Survey', it appeared in two volumes, here given as one. It adds to our growing collection of survey histories of the capital, including Lysons' 'Environs of London'. Read it, and other sixteenth century chronicles and diaries, including that of Henry Machyn, at: