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The following abbreviations for commonly cited sources and series may be used in FMG publications, including our journal Foundations, without further definition (except to give volume and page references (or archive catalogue source) where appropriate):

BL        British Library, London (national repository for books, magazines, manuscripts, etc).

CCR      Anon. Calendar of the Close Rolls preserved in the Public Record Office. London: HMSO, 1892-1963.

CChR    Anon. Calendar of the Charter Rolls preserved in the Public Record Office. London: HMSO, 1903-1927.

CFR      Anon. Calendar of Fine Rolls preserved in the Public Record Office. London: HMSO, 1911-1962.

CIM      Anon. Calendar of Inquisitions Miscellaneous (Chancery) preserved in the Public Record Office. London: HMSO, 1916-present.

CIPM     Anon. Calendar of Inquisitions Post-Mortem and other Analogous Documents preserved in the Public Record Office. London: HMSO, 1904-present.

CLR      Anon. Calendar of the Liberate Rolls ... Henry III [1226-1272; appendices 1220-1267] 6 vols.London: HMSO, 1916-1964.

CP        C[okayne], G E et al. The Complete Peerage. 2nd Edn. London: St. Catherine Press, 1910-1998.

CPapR   Anon. Calendar of Entries in the Papal Registers Relating to Great Britain and Ireland. London: HMSO, 1893-1960.

CPR      Anon. Calendar of the Patent Rolls preserved in the Public Record Office. London: HMSO, 1891-1986.

CRR      Anon. Curia Regis Rolls preserved in the Public Record Office. London: HMSO, 1922-1999.

DD       Keats-Rohan, K S B. Domesday Descendants. A Prosopography of Persons Occurring in English Documents, 1066-1166. II. Pipe Rolls to Cartae Baronum. Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer, 2002.

DP        Keats-Rohan, K S B. Domesday People. A Prosopography of Persons Occurring in English Documents, 1066-1166 I. Domesday Book. Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer, 1999.

ES        Schwennicke, Detlev. Europäische Stammtafeln, Neue Folge. 26 vols.  Marburg, Germany: J A Stargardt, 1978-1997; Frankfurt am Main, Germany: Vittorio Klostermann, 1997-present.

EYC      Farrer, W & C T Clay. Early Yorkshire Charters. In: Yorkshire Archaeological Society, Record Series, Extra Series. Yorkshire Archaeological Society, 1914-1965.

HKF      Farrer, W, ed. Honors and Knights' Fees. London: The Author, 1923-1925.

ODNB   Matthew, H C G, B Harrison & L Goldman, eds. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford: University Press, 2004-present.

PRS      Anon. Publications of the Pipe Roll Society. London, 1884-present.

TNA      The National Archives, Kew, London (repository for original records and manuscripts).

VCH      Anon. The Victoria History of the Counties of England. Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer, 1899-present; [add the name of the county].

 

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Updated Feb 2015

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