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The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History (2 ed.)

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The Access to Archives web site, which contains catalogues of archives held in record offices across England.

abbey

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The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

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A major monastery, ruled over by an abbot. The Cistercian and Premonstratensian foundations were abbeys, whereas the Cluniac and Carthusian

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The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History (2 ed.)

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A major monastery, ruled over by an abbot. The Cistercian and Premonstratensian foundations were abbeys, whereas the Cluniac and

abstract

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The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

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A summary of a document.

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The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History (2 ed.)

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A summary of a document.

accompt

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The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

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Archaic form of ‘account’.

accompt

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The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History (2 ed.)

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Archaic form of ‘account’.

accounts, medieval

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The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

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The survival rate of annual accounts for medieval estates varies from one part of the country to another. For Norfolk

accounts, medieval

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The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History (2 ed.)

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The survival rate of annual accounts for medieval estates varies from one part of the country to another. For Norfolk

achievement of arms

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The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

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The complete representation of the heraldic insignia of a family, including the coat of arms, crest, helmet, mantling, torse,

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The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History (2 ed.)

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The complete representation of the heraldic insignia of a family, including the coat of arms, crest, helmet, mantling, torse,

acre

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The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

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Originally an approximate measure of land which a yoke of oxen could plough in a day, it was standardized by

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The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History (2 ed.)

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Derived from Old English aecer or Old Norse akr, ‘plot of cultivated land’. Originally an approximate measure of land

act books

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The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

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Records which summarize the procedure in a case before an ecclesiastical court, particularly during the second half of the

act books

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The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History (2 ed.)

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Records which summarize the procedure in a case before an ecclesiastical court, particularly during the second half of the

Acts of Parliament

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The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

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Statute Rolls, which contain all Acts of Parliament since 1500, are housed in the House of Lords Record Office

Acts of Parliament

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The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History (2 ed.)

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Statute Rolls, which contain all Acts of Parliament since 1500, are housed in the House of Lords Record Office

Adams, John

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The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

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A list of the market towns of England and Wales, compiled by John Adams (fl. 1680). The

Adams, John: Index Villaris

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The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History (2 ed.)

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A list of the market towns of England and Wales, compiled by John Adams (fl. 1680). The

Addy, S. O.

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The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History (2 ed.)

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(1848–1933)

Antiquarian and folklorist. A Sheffield solicitor who contributed numerous articles on medieval charters, †place‐names,

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