First Steps in Reading Medieval Latin Documents from Suffolk
with Dr John Ridgard
at Tranmer House, Sutton Hoo (map)
|10.00||Coffee on arrival|
|10.15||Types and locations of 'Manorial' manuscripts - some basic techniques and pointers.|
|11.30||Sample and study a Manorial Survey or Extent|
|14:00||Introduction to Manor-Court Rolls|
|15:15||Charters, Wills, Accounts and Miscellanea|
J ohn Ridgard has specialised for many years in Medieval Latin Palaeography and Medieval Suffolk. He is the author of Medieval Framlingham: Select documents 1270-1524, Suffolk Records Society 27 (Boydell 1985). He is currently working on a second volume of Framlingham records as well as a study of Suffolk in the Great Revolt of 1381.
For Court Rolls see Ray Lock's volumes for Suffolk Records Society on Walsham-Le-Willows.
For Accounts and Surveys, see A.H.Denney's Sibton Abbey Estates, Vol. 2, for Suffolk Records Society.
For Charters, see Suffolk Records Society's Charter Series, for example Richard Mortimer's Leiston Abbey Cartulary and Butley Priory Charters.
Please phone or email to check the availability of places and then send the application form and a cheque for £38, payable to Wuffing Education to:
4 Hilly Fields,
Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 4DX
(tel : 01394 386498)