A2A Quick reference
The Access to Archives web site, which contains catalogues of archives held in record offices across England.
abbey Quick reference
A major monastery, ruled over by an abbot. The Cistercian and Premonstratensian foundations were abbeys, whereas the Cluniac and Carthusian...
abstract Quick reference
A summary of a document.
accompt Quick reference
Archaic form of ‘account’.
accounts, medieval Quick reference
The survival rate of annual accounts for medieval estates varies from one part of the country to another. For Norfolk alone almost 2 000 accounts are extant for the period ...