Volumes 1 to 3 were published, six issues per volume,  at 6-monthly intervals between 2003-2011. They are available as PDF downloads on open access.

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Subsequent volumes  have been published annually and can be accessed by clicking the volume numbers below, displayed in reverse order with most recent first.

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Online edition, published May 2021

Link to cover picture: Château de Champvent

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Online edition, published April 2020

Link to cover picture: Deathbed of King Henry VII of England

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Online edition, published  May 2019

Link to cover picture: Hywel Dda/Hywel the Good

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 Online edition, published  June 2018

Link to cover picture: Durham castle and cathedral

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Online edition, published  June 2017

Link to cover picture: Lothar III, Holy Roman Emperor

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Online edition, published  May 2016

Link to cover picture: William Dugdale, 17th-century English antiquary and herald

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BannockburnBattle from Holkham Bible





  Battle of Bannockburn, 1314, from the Holkham Bible

  (public domain image from Wikipedia).






   Coronation of an English king
   (temp Edward II)


   [an illustration from The Ancestor, vol.1 (1902) 150.
from MS M20 Corpus Christi College, Cambridge]






Cover-Gisborough Priory



The east end of Gisborough Priory, Yorkshire

Founded in 1119 by Robert de Brus, the original Romanesque building was destroyed by fire in the late 13th century. The present ruins date from the 14th century.

See the article "Keeping it in the family" by Rosie Bevan, in this issue.



JN-04-cover  This volume is now on open access and anyone can view or download articles.



  Detail from the 13th century reliquary of St Gertrude at Nivelles Abbey, Belgium.
  The original was destroyed by a bomb in 1940. Remnants are on display at Nivelles.
  After the war a gold and silver replica was commissioned from goldsmith William Ibens
  and presented to the abbey.

  The two figures are St John (L) and St Agatha(R) with the sword.
  See the article "From Theophanu to St Margaret" in this journal.

   Photograph © copyright IRPA-KIK, Brussels

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