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ChCharles Evansarles Evans, FSA, FSG, was born in 1903. As he tells in his autobiographical account he could not remember a time even as a small boy, when he was not interested in genealogy. He became well known for his medieval scholarship; it was also his life's ambition to take back his own (and later his wife's) ancestry as far as possible along as many lines as possible. He was honoured, for his 80th birthday, by a Tribute of Studies in Genealogy and Family History.

The Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, with the agreement of his family, have published this collection of his entire published works to recognise the centenary of Charles Evans' birth. It includes scholarly articles, book reviews, letters to editors, and "notes and queries" (that traditional forerunner to the modern "online discussion forum"). Many of the papers have been scanned from Charles's own copies, which he regularly annotated with corrections, additions and amplifications of particular points. For the full contents list see below.

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Contents List

Original articles and short communications

  • Evans, C.F.H. (1931). Rodrigo Diaz - The Cid. Genealogists' Magazine 5: 361.
  • Evans, C.F.H. (1933). Captain Patrick Heron (40th Regiment of Foot). The Regimental Chronicle of the Prince of Wales's Volunteers 8 : 169-170.
  • Evans, C. (1933). Descendants of King Harold. Genealogists' Magazine 6: 348.
  • Evans, C. (1933/34). The 64 quarterings of Charles II. Genealogists' Magazine 6: 209-212; 406-409.
  • Evans, C. (1934/35). A Roman descent. Genealogists' Magazine 6: 497-499; 7: 121.
  • Evans, C. (1936). The ancestry of William I. Genealogists' Magazine 7: 300-301.
  • Evans, C. (1946). Mackinnon of Mackinnon and Naples.Notes and Queries 191: 280-281 .
  • Evans, C. (1948). The ancestry of the Wesleys . Notes and Queries 193: 255-259.
  • Evans, C. (1957). Samuel Annesley. Notes and Queries 202: 545.
  • Evans, C. (1958). De Visscher: a family of London merchants. Notes and Queries 203: 313-315.
  • Evans, C. (1958). Bayly & Edwards of Westbury, Wilts.Notes and Queries 203: 253; [also ibid. (1947) 192: 16.]
  • Evans, C. (1960). Dame Grace Knatchbull, and her family connections: Legg, Boughton, Nye and Buggin. Notes and Queries 205: 179-181 and 226-229.
  • Evans, C. (1961). Cholwich of Blackawton, Devon. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries 28: 85-88.
  • Evans, C. (1961). Holdsworth of Dartmouth. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries 28: 187 & 236-237.
  • Evans, C. (1961). Butler, Drury and de la Pole families. Notes and Queries 206: 164-165 .
  • Evans, C.F.H. (1962). The arms of Sir Martin Bowes, Lord Mayor of London, and his wives. The Coat of Arms 7: 153-156.
  • Evans, C.F.H. (1962). Two Mortimer notes: Mortimer of Chirk; Mortimer of Wigmore. New England Historical and Genealogical Register 116: 13-17.
  • Evans, C. (1962). Tudor heraldry on a seventeenth-century monument in North Cray church. Notes and Queries 207: 43-45.
  • Evans, C. (1963/64). Millett, of Hayes, Middlesex. Notes and Queries 208: 403-405; 209: 238.
  • Evans, C.F.H. (1963 & 1976). The Princess Zaida. The American Genealogist 39: 157-160; 52: 32.
  • Evans, C. (1963). Littlehales. Notes and Queries 208: 29-30.
  • Evans, C.F.H. (1965 & 1983/84). Dammartin. Genealogists’ Magazine 15: 53-63; 21: 94, 191.
  • Evans, C.F.H. (1964). The matrilineal descent of Queen Victoria. Genealogists' Magazine 14: 273-277.
  • Evans, C. (1964). Margaret Astley, née Gray, and her connections. Notes and Queries 209: 163-165.
  • Evans, C. (1965). Yonge of Bryn Iorcyn. The Coat of Arms 8: 227-231.
  • Evans, C. (1965). Margaret, Lady Felbrygge. Blackmansbury 2: 2-7.
  • Evans, C.F.H. (1966). Eustachie, Countess of Essex and Saint-Pol. Genealogists Magazine 15: 186-187.
  • Evans, C.F.H. (1966). The family of St John of Lambeth. The Surrey Archæological Collections 63: 151-156.
  • Evans, C. (1967). Ogier family. New England Historical and Genealogical Register 121: 229-231.
  • Evans, Charles (1968). Tosny of Belvoir. Genealogists Magazine 15: 616-618.
  • Evans, C. (1970). The two wives of Nicholas Corsellis (1600-1665). Blackmansbury 7: 46-47.
  • Evans, C. (1971 & 1978). The Counts of Oldenburg: The paternal ancestry of the Prince of Wales. The American Genealogist 47: 149-156; 54: 231-232.
  • Evans, C. (1971) Margaret of Scotland, Duchess of Brittany. In: d'Adhémar de Panat, c. and de Ghellinck Vaernewyck, c.X., (Eds.) Mélanges offerts à Szabolcs de Vajay à l'occasion de son cinquantième anniversaire, Braga: Livraria Cruz
  • Evans, C. (1971). Elizabeth (Laurens) Kiersted. The American Genealogist 47: 232-234.
  • Evans, C.F.H. and Wood, A.C. (1972). George Eliot's maternal ancestry. Notes and Queries 217: 409-416.
  • Evans, C. (1975). The Vining family of Newport and Portsmouth. Family History Journal of the SE Hampshire Genealogical Society 1: 91-93.
  • Evans, C.F.H. (1976). The Sellon family. Root and Branch 2: 103-106.
  • Evans, C.F.H. (1976). The Hauteville ancestry. The American Genealogist 52: 23-26.
  • Evans, C. (1980). The origin of the Habsburgs . The Genealogist 1: 131-138.
  • Evans, C.F.H. (1980). Some English ancestors of the Smith family of New York. The American Genealogist 56: 193-200.
  • Evans, C.F. (1981). Thibaud, le Tricheur, Count of Blois. The American Genealogist 57: 95-96.
  • Evans, C.F.H. and Leet, I.H. (1982 ). Thomas Lloyd, Dolobran to Pennsylvania. Privately published by the authors.
  • Evans, C. (1982). Sir Thomas Chamberlayne and his wives and children. The Genealogist 3: 154-161.
  • Evans, C. (1983). A royal descent of John Bevan of Treverigg, Glamorganshire, Wales, and of Merion in the Welsh Tract, Pennsylvania. The American Genealogist 59: 1-2.
  • Evans, C. (1983 & 1985). Ancestor Table. The Genealogist 4: 230-265; 6: 191-192.
  • Evans, C. (1985) Ancestor Table of Barbara B Evans.Previously unpublished (original draft, 1985). (Updated 2003 by S. Edwards and J.A. Edwards)
  • Evans, C. (1986). A genealogical odyssey to the West Indies. Family History Annual 1: 137-142.
  • Evans, C.F.H. (1988). No descent from the Candiano Doges of Venice. The Augustan 23: 14. [published posthumously]

Notes, Queries, Comments and Additions to other published articles

  • Evans, Charles (1934). Welsh ancestry of Charles II.County Times (Montgomeryshire) – letter to editor dated 3 Apr 1934.
  • Evans, C. (1935). De La Haye. Genealogists Magazine 7: 192-193.
  • Evans, C. (1935). The Early Maynards. Genealogists Magazine 7: 120.
  • Evans, C. (1936). The Lusignan Kings of Cyprus. Genealogists Magazine 7: 227.
  • Evans, C. (1938). Oldest English Earldoms - corrigenda and addenda. Genealogists Magazine 8: 15-17, 91-93.
  • Evans, C. (1940). Addenda to the articles on the representation of the "Magna Carta" barons. Genealogists Magazine 9: 52-53.
  • Evans, Charles (1947). Philippa of Hainhault's Hungarian ancestry. New England Historical and Genealogical Register101:77-78.
  • Evans, C. (1948). Lumley. Notes and Queries 193: 107.
  • Evans, C. (1948). Flodden field. Notes and Queries 193: 362-363.
  • Evans, C. (1951). Arms of Coys and Warren. Transactions of the Essex Archæological Society 24 (new series): 161.
  • Evans, C. (1952). A note on Carmen Becceriense. The Book Collector 1: 215-218.
  • Evans, Charles (1952). Victorian writers and the Great Exhibition. Notes and Queries 197: 60.
  • Evans, Charles (1958). Cox. Notes and Queries 203: 271.
  • Evans, Charles (1960). Who were St Margaret's parents? The Coat of Arms 6: 135.
  • Evans, C. (1961). Was Robert de Beaumont a Carolingian? New England Historical and Genealogical Register 115: 70.
  • Evans, C. (1963). The wives of Captain Thomas Webb and their kin. Proceedings of the Wesley Historical Society 34: 49-50.
  • Evans, C. (1964). Boughton of Warwickshire. Notes and Queries 209: 433.
  • Evans, Charles (1964). Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester.The Coat of Arms 8: 170.
  • Evans, C. (1964). Thomas Farnolls Pritchard. Blackmansbury 1: 15.
  • Evans, C. F. H. (1966). The arms of the Confessor. The Coat of Arms 9: 42.
  • Evans, Charles (1966). The paternal ancestry of Duke of Edinburgh. Genealogists Magazine 15: 305-306.
  • Evans, Charles (1966). The Royal Heraldry of England, part 14. The Coat of Arms 9: 85-86.
  • Evans, Charles (1966). Royal bye-blows: additions and corrections. New England Historical and Genealogical Register 120: 230.
  • Evans, C. (1968). Terrace House, Battersea. The Surrey Archæological Collections 65: 149-150.
  • Evans, C.F.H. (1971). Descent from the saints. Genealogists Magazine 16: 555.
  • Evans, C. F. H. (1973). James Crofts. Notes and Queries 218: 342.
  • Evans, C. (1974). Jane Price of Vaynor. Montgomeryshire Collections 63: 204-205.
  • Evans, C. F. H. (1975). Clarendon's grandparents. Notes and Queries 220: 28.
  • Evans, C.F.H. (1976). The ancestry of President James Buchanan. The American Genealogist 52: 27.
  • Evans, C. and McCracken, G. (1978). Further Foote addenda. The American Genealogist 54: 118-119.
  • Evans, C. (1980). Was the Dauphin English? The Coat of Arms NS 4: 334-335.
  • Evans, Charles (1980). Eve of Leinster. The Genealogist 1: 223.
  • Carne, B., Smallwood, F.T. and Evans, C. (1981). The Triptych - 3. A glorious acheivement. Friends of Lydiard Tregoz 14: 23-46.
  • Evans, C.F. (1981). Comments on Mr Curfman’s article[on the Yale descent from Braiose and Clare]. The American Genealogist 57: 96.
  • Evans, C.F.H. (1981). Livingston. The American Genealogist 57: 207-208.
  • Evans, Charles (1982). An Armenian princess. The Genealogist 3: 128.
  • Evans, C. (1982). Carew and Langford. Friends of Lydiard Tregoz 15: 9.
  • Evans, C.F.H. and Prindle, P.W. (1982). Beatrix, second wife of Robert I, King of the West Franks. The American Genealogist 58: 164-165.
  • Evans, Charles (1982). The mother of William Longespée, Earl of Salisbury. The Genealogist 3:265-266.
  • Evans, Charles (1984). [Letter to editor, on Ermentrude de Roucy]. The Genealogist 5: 191.
  • Evans, C. (1986). Captain Nathaniel Trevanion. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries 35: 398 .
  • Evans, C.F.H. (1988). Addenda et Corrigenda for the Visitation of Suffolk, 1561. The American Genealogist 63: 91-94. [published posthumously]

Reviews by Charles Evans

  • Warwick County Records, Hearth Tax Returns, Volume 1. Hemingford Hundred: Tamworth and Atherstone Divisions. Warwick County Council, 1957. Reviewed in: Genealogists' Magazine (1958 ) 12: 558.
  • The baptism, marriage and burial registers of St George's Chapel, Windsor, publ. Oxley & son (Windsor) 1957. Reviewed in: Notes and Queries (1960) 205: 438-439.
  • Kentish Family. publ. Methuen & Co., Ltd., 1960, 270 pp. Reviewed in: Notes and Queries (1961) 206: 152-153.
  • The Book of Bartholomew Bolney, Sussex Record Society, vol.63, 1964. Reviewed in: Genealogists Magazine (1965) 15: 32-33.
  • Charterhouse Register, June 1769 to May 1872. Reviewed in: The Carthusian (1966) 24: 313-314.
  • Early Welsh Genealogical Tracts, University of Wales Press, 1966. Reviewed in: Archaeologia Cambrensis (1967) 116: 218.
  • Fitznells Cartulary. Surrey Record Society, Guidlford, Vol.26 (1968). Reviewed in: The Surrey Archæological Collections (1968) 65: 156.
  • The Princes and Principality of Wales, University of Wales Press, Cardiff, 1969. Reviewed in: Archaeologia Cambrensis (1970) 119: 145-146.
  • Stained glass in North Wales up to 1850, Altrincham: John Sherratt and Son Ltd, 1970. Reviewed in: Montgomeryshire Collections (1971) 62: 104-105.
  • Sheriffs of the County of Pembroke, 1541-1974. Privately printed, 109pp. Reviewed in: The Antiquaries Journal (1977)57: 396-397.
  • American and British Genealogy and Heraldry: A selected list of books, American Library Association, Chicago, 1975. Reviewed in: Genealogists' Magazine (1977) 19: 19.
  • Royal Highness: Ancestry of the royal child, publ. Hamish Hamilton, London 1982. Reviewed in: Genealogists' Magazine (1983) 21: 65.

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