Video clips

Short clips of medieval features (incl. Rouen): all copyright-free
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Photographs of topographical and historical features (England): all copyright-free
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Some of the links below are temporarily inactive. I have lost my web account at UoL, but hope to restore the data on this server in due course.

Stubbington medieval records

Account rolls from c.1247 and other items

Loughborough data

Data: churchwardens' accounts; bridgemasters' accounts; parish registers; manorial records etc.

Lichfield wills

Wills database: diocese of Lichfield (to 1546) [.pdf format]

Leicester archdeaconry wills

Wills to 1546 [link inactive]

Introduction to QGIS

[.pdf file]

Research project: early-modern inequality etc

This project is now ended. You can download the book as a .pdf file Microcynicon or request a free copy of the printed book from e-mail: Dave Postles [for distribution to N. America, I require reimbursement for mailing, which will be about £7][Print-run is 100 copies; high-quality paper; perfect binding; laminated cover]

Research project: statutes merchant bonds registered at Nottingham

Research project: London landowners and provincial landownership

Dataset: Rutland lay subsidy, 1296/7

Dataset: Lincolnshire lay subsidy, 1332

Nottinghamshire lay subsidy, 1327 (.pdf)

Introduction to the Notts. lay subsidy, 1327

Miscellaneous medieval Leicestershire documents

REED: Nottinghamshire

I have assumed the production of this volume of the records of early English drama as John Coldewey has other commitments.

More Leics. datasets

Early-modern Blog

For jobs, conferences, cfps and other news about early-modern studies.
This blog is now suspended, because it was developed with Blogspot, now within the Google conglomerate. Google avoids UK corporation tax.
I now blog here.


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Talking ballocs : nicknames and English medieval sociolinguistics

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2000 Years of Urban History

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Leicestershire history

Living in Leicestershire: Historical Essays: I, Medieval (2019)

Medieval Research Centre

University of Leicester
The materials available here have been produced by Dave Postles and have been donated as resources for the MRC.

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