Call Number: DA25 .B5
Rerum Britannicarum Medii Aevi Scriptores; Or, Chronicles and Memorials of Great Britain and Ireland During the Middle Ages. Washington, D.C.: Microcard Editions
Subject Category: History Great Britain
Collection Dates: 01/01/1066 - 12/31/1465
Location: UNLV Microforms
Summary: Commonly known as the "Rolls Series" this collection of historical documents spans the era from the invasion of the Romans to the reign of Henry VIII. In addition to the original text, the editors provide biographical sketches of the authors, remarks necessary to clarify the chronology, and occasional notes to establish the correctness of the text. Some of the materials included are: J. Capgrave's The Chronicles of England; Political Poems and Songs, Relating to English History; Letters and Papers Illustrative of the Wars of the English in France during the reign of Henry VI; J. C. Roberton's Materials for the History of Thomas Becket; Chronicles of the Reigns of Edwards I and II; Icelandic sagas; and the Red Book of the Exchequer.
Finding Aids: Titles in Series: A Handbook for Librarians and Students, Eleanora A. Baer (REF AI3 .B3 1978 v. 1) and Repertorium Fontium Historiae Medii Aevi (REF Z6203 .R42 v.1) provide a complete list of all entries within this collection.