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Rolls of Parliament at Duke
About the Rolls of Parliament
The Rolls of Parliament (Rotuli Parliamentorum), were the official
records of the meetings of the English parliament from the reign of
Edward I (1272 – 1307) until the reign of Henry VII (1485 – 1509),
after which they were superseded by the journals of the lords and,
somewhat later, of the commons. Includes a substantial amount of
material never previously published, together with a full translation
of all the texts from the three languages used by the medieval clerks
(Latin, Anglo-Norman and Middle English.) Note that the Rolls end at
1504 because Henry VII did not call a Parliament during the last 5
years of his reign.
Duke also has the following:
- Great Britain. Parliament. Rotuli Parliamentorum; ut et Petitiones, et Placita in Parliamento. London, 1767-77. Special Collections Library SCL E f#960 v. 1-6.
- On microfilm in Perkins Newspapers and Microforms News-micro N4387, 10277. Covers the reigns of Edward I through Henry VII (1278-1509).
- Index to the Rolls of Parliament. London, 1832. Microfilm News-Micro N4291