Friday, 19 October 2012

The Rolls Series


The Rolls Series in The British Library 

Chronicles and memorials of Great Britain and Ireland during the Middle Ages
Rerum Britannicarum medii aevi scriptores 

British Libary Reference Collection
Open Access  Manuscripts Reading Room MSS 941
Open Access  Humanities 1 Reading Room HLR 941

Rerum Britannicarum medii aevi scriptores ; RS51
Title: Chronica magistri Rogeri de Houedene / edited by William Stubbs.
Author: Roger, of Hoveden, d. ca. 1201

Rerum Britannicarum medii aevi scriptores ; RS65
Title: Thómas saga erkibyskups : a life of Archbishop Thomas Becket, in Icelandic, with English translation, notes and glossary / edited by Eiríkr Magnússon. Published by the authority of the lords commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, under the direction of the master of the rolls.
Contributor: Eiríkr Magnússon, 1833-1913.

Rerum Britannicarum medii aevi scriptores ; RS67
Title: Materials for the history of Thomas Becket, archbishop of Canterbury (canonized by Pope Alexander III, A.D. 1173) / edited by James Craigie Robertson.
Contributor: James Craigie Robertson 1813-1882.

Rerum Britannicarum medii aevi scriptores ; RS68
Title: Randulphi de Diceto ... Opera historica. The historical works of Master Ralph de Diceto ... Edited from the original manuscripts by William Stubbs, etc. Lat.
Author: Radulphus de DICETO Dean of St. Paul's.

Rerum Britannicarum medii ævi scriptores ; RS82
Title: Chronicles of the Reigns of Stephen, Henry II. and Richard I. ... Edited by R. Howlett.
Contributor: Richard HOWLETT

Rerum Britannicarum medii aevi scriptores ; RS84;
Title: Rogeri de Wendover Liber qui dicitur Flores historiarum ab Anno Domini MCLIV. Annoque Henrici Anglorum Regis Secundi Primo = The Flowers of History / by Roger de Wendover ; from the year of our lord 1154, and the first year of Henry the Second, King of the English ; Edited from the Original Manuscripts by Henry G. Hewlett.
Author: Roger, of Wendover, d. 1236.

Rerum Britannicarum medii aevi scriptores ; RS95
Title: Flores historiarum / edited by Henry Richards Luard.
Author: Matthew Paris 1200-1259.

References

Index to the Rolls Series
http://www.the-orb.net/rolls.html

Übersicht über die Bände der Rolls Series
http://www.fordham.edu/mvst/magazinestacks/ba/rolls.html


Wikipedia article

Amazon 


Cambridge Library Collection - Rolls Series

Materials for the History of Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury 
(Canonized by Pope Alexander III, AD 1173)
James Craigie Robertson (Editor)

Volume 1
http://www.amazon.com/Materials-Archbishop-Canterbury-Canonized-Collection/dp/1108049257/
Volume 1 comprises the collection of miracles, originally thought lost and therefore unpublished, compiled by William of Canterbury, who was present at the scene of Becket's murder.

Volume 2
http://www.amazon.com/Materials-Archbishop-Canterbury-Canonized-Collection/dp/1108049265
Volume 2 comprises the lives compiled by Benedict of Peterborough and Alan of Tewkesbury, as well as John of Salisbury, who abandoned Becket in the church, and Edward Grim, who was injured trying to protect him.

Volume 3
http://www.amazon.com/Materials-Archbishop-Canterbury-Canonized-Collection/dp/1108049273
Volume 3 contains the lives compiled by William Fitzstephen, a close contemporary, and Herbert of Bosham, who campaigned for Becket's canonisation and was one of his longest-serving clerks and closest friends.

Volume 4
http://www.amazon.com/Materials-Archbishop-Canterbury-Canonized-Alexander/dp/1108049281
Volume 4 contains two contemporary anonymous lives, one of which is tentatively ascribed to Roger of Pontigny. Also included is the Quadrilogus, a composite narrative comprising the writings of four biographers, including Elias of Evesham.

Volume 5
http://www.amazon.com/Materials-Archbishop-Canterbury-Canonized-Collection/dp/110804929X
Volume 5 comprises a valuable collection of Latin letters sent by or to the archbishop, originally gathered together by Alan of Tewkesbury.

Volume 6
http://www.amazon.com/Materials-Archbishop-Canterbury-Canonized-Collection/dp/1108049303
Volume 6 comprises a valuable collection of Latin letters sent by or to the archbishop, originally gathered together by Alan of Tewkesbury.

Volume 7
http://www.amazon.com/Materials-Archbishop-Canterbury-Canonized-Collection/dp/1108049311
Volume 7 comprises a valuable collection of Latin letters sent by or to the archbishop, originally gathered together by Alan of Tewkesbury.

Online Electronic Versions - Cambridge University Press

Volume 1 http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139226202
Volume 2 http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139226219
Volume 3 http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139226226
Volume 4 http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139226233
Volume 5 http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139226240
Volume 6 http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139226257
Volume 7 http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139226264
         




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