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ARCHIVES 57 (2022) Table of Contents and Abstracts

BRA Members can view the latest ARCHIVES publication, and past issues, by logging into the Liverpool University Press website here. Volume 57 (2022) Issue 1 ARTICLES David Robinson, A Thamesside town in the early fifteenth century: Kingston upon Thames and its people Clare Cowling Undeposited records in Oxfordshire: A methodology for the identification and preservation of private-sector records OBITUARIES Hugh Doherty, Richard Sharpe, diplomatist (1954-2020) David Robinson with contributions by Rosemary Dunhill and Kathe Thompson, Amanda Arrowsmith (1947-2...

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Article abstracts for ARCHIVES, Volume XL: Numbers 128-9

David X. Carpenter, THE 'LOST VOLUME' OF THE COWCHER BOOKS OF THE DUCHY OF LANCASTER: THE INVENTION OF A MANUSCRIPT The existence of a lost third volume of the Great Cowcher books of the Duchy of Lancaster was first postulated in the early 19th century. This article traces the historiography associated with the 'lost' volume and considers the origins of the various charters it was supposed to contain, concluding that a series of errors lent plausibility to an otherwise untenable theory. It identifies the origins and location of the charters supposedly contained in the ...

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