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Lady Margaret by E.M.G. Routh (pub. 1924)

 

PRINCIPAL AUTHORITIES


BIOGRAPHICAL

Cooper. Memoir of Margaret, Countess of Richmond and Derby. By Charles Henry Cooper, F.S.A., with an appendix by Professor J. E. B. Mayor. Edited for the two Colleges of her foundation (1874).

Fisher. 'A mornynge remembraunce had at the moneth mynde of the noble prynces Margarete countesse of Rychemounde and Darbye. Moder unto kynge Henry the Vll.' By John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester. Published in 1708 with a preface by The Rev. Thomas Baker B.D. and also in The English Works of John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester, collected by Prof. J.E.B. Mayor (1876). (Early English Text Society.)
[The 'month's mind' at which Fisher preached his 'mourning remembrance' was a monthly solemnity in memory of the deceased, whell prayers were offered and alms given for the health of the soul (Halsted, p. 24).]

Halsted (Caroline). Life of Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond and Derby (1839).

Lodge (Edmund). Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain. Vol. i (Margaret of Lancaster) (1850).

Walpole. Royal and Noble Authors. Vol. i (Park. ed. 1806), Dictionary of National Biography article by H. A. Tipping.


GENERAL

Ames. Typographical Antiquities of Great Britain, by Joseph Ames; augmented by William Herbert and edited by the Rev. Thomas Dibdin. Vol. i, 1810; vol. ii, 1812.

Antiquarian Repertory (Grose and Astle), vol. i (1807).

Archaeologia. Vol. 'xvi, 1915. Contracts for the tomb of the Lady Margaret Beaufort, by R.F. Scott, M.A., Master of St. John's College, Cambridge.

Baker. History of the College of St. John the Evangelist, Cambridge, by the Rev. Thomas Baker (ed. J. E. B. Mayor,186g).

Bergenroth. Calendar of State Papers (Spanish), i-iii (1862).

Cambrian Register. Vol. i (1796).

Cambridge Antiquarian Society. Proceedings, vol. ix, 1899. A list (preserved in the Treasury of St. John's College) of the plate, books, and vestments bequeathed by the Lady Margaret to Christ's College. Communicated by Mr. R. F. Scott, M.A., Master of St. John's College.

Campbell (W.). Materials for a history of the Reign of Henry Vll. Rolls Series (vol. i, 1873; vol. ii, 1877).

Chronicle of the Abbey of Croyland with continuations (1854).

Churton (Ralph). The Lives of William Smyth, Bishop of Lincoln, and Sir Richard Sutton, Knight. (Oxford, 1800.)

Denton (Rev. W.). England in the Fifteenth Century (1888).

Ellis (H.). Original Letters illustrative of English history. First Series. Vol. i (1825).

Excerpta Hisiorica. (Samuel Bentley, 1831.)

Gairdner (James). Letters and Papers illustrative of the reigns of Richard III and Henry VII. Rolls Series. Two vols. (1861).

-- Memorials of Henry VII (with 'Bernardi Andreae Vita Henrici VII '). Rolls Series (1858).

-- The life of Richard III (1878 and 1898).

-- Henry VII. (Twelve English Statesmen Series, 1889.)

-- England under the Early Tudors. (Cambridge Modern History, vol. i, 'The Renaissance' 1903.)

Gray (J. H.). The Queens' College of St. Margaret and St. Bernard. (College Histories Series.)

Hall's Chronicle (1809).

Historical MSS. Commission Reports, I (1870) and IV (1874).

Leland. De Rebus Britannicis Collectanea. Vol. iv (1774).

Lewis (Rev. J.). Life of Dr. John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester (1855)

Maxwell-Lyte (H. C.). History of the University of Oxford (1886) .

More (Sir Thomas). The History of Richard III (with Grafton's continuation, 1821 ed.)

Mullinger (J. B.). The University of Cambridge from the earliest times (1873).

-- St. John's College, Cambridge (1901).

Nicolas. Memoir of Elizabeth of York (and Privy Purse Expenses) (l830).

Paston Letters. Gairdner's Edition (1872).

Peile (John). Christ's College, Cambridge. (College Histories Series.)

Ramsay (Sir J. H.). Lancaster and York (1898).

Stanley (Rev. A. P.). Historical Memorials of Westminster Abbey (1868).

Stubbs (W.). Lectures on Mediaeval and Modern History (Henry VII) (1886).

Wood (Anthony). History and Antiquities of the University of Oxford (1792).