Tuesday, 24 September 2013

The Cinque Ports

The Cinque Ports were a privileged place, five coastal ports in Kent: Dover, Hastings, Hythe, Sandwich and New Romney,  to which Rye and Winchlesea were added later. They were established  to provide  ships ready for the king to use were he yo need them. In exchange they were granted special liberties and exemptions from certain taxes.

Wikipedia Cinque Ports

Encyclopaedia Britannica 1911 Cinque Ports

Wikipedia Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports

Cinque Ports 1155 to 1500
VillageNet History - History affecting Kent & Sussex
Montagu Burrows (1892). Cinque Ports. Kessinger Publishing. ISBN 978-1-164-60623-9

Katherine Maud Elisabeth Murray (1935). The Constitutional History of the Cinque Ports. Manchester University Press. GGKEY:SQ51B3WXU92.

John Horace Round (17 June 2010). Feudal England: Historical Studies on the XIth and XIIth Centuries. Cambridge University Press. pp. 557–. ISBN 978-1-108-01449-6.

History of Parliament Online. Cinque Ports

The Naval Service of the Cinque Ports
N. A. M. Rodger
The English Historical Review
Vol. 111, No. 442 (Jun., 1996), pp. 636-651

The Mariner's Mirror
Volume 15, Issue 2, 1929 pp. 142-191
The CINQUE PORTS
F. W. Brooks

The Cinque Ports under Henry II
A. Ballard
English Historical Review (1909) XXIV (XCVI) pp. 732-3

Cinque Ports (Association) (1728). Charters of the Cinque Ports: Two Ancient Towns, and Their Members. Translated Into English, with Annotations, Historical and Critical Thereupon. Wherein Divers Old Words and Explain'd and Some of Their Ancient Customs and Privileges Observ'd. Bernard Lintot

John Philipot; Thomas Philipot (1776). "Cinque Ports"Villare Cantianum: Or, Kent Surveyed and Illustrated. Being an Exact Description of All the Parishes, Boroughs, Villages, and Other Respective Manors in the County of Kent; ... pp. 10–.

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