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A2A

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 22 words.

The Access to Archives web site, which contains catalogues of archives held in record offices across England.

http://www.a2a.org.uk Access to Archives....

abbey

David Hey.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 42 words.

A major monastery, ruled over by an abbot. The Cistercian and Premonstratensian foundations were abbeys, whereas the Cluniac and Carthusian

abbey

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 67 words.

A major monastery, ruled over by an abbot. The Cistercian and Premonstratensian foundations were abbeys, whereas the Cluniac and Carthusian...

abstract

David Hey.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 6 words.

A summary of a document.

abstract

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 6 words.

A summary of a document.

accompt

David Hey.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 5 words.

Archaic form of ‘account’.

accompt

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 5 words.

Archaic form of ‘account’.

accounts, medieval

David Hey.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 65 words.

The survival rate of annual accounts for medieval estates varies from one part of the country to another. For Norfolk

accounts, medieval

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 65 words.

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 ...

achievement of arms

David Hey.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 36 words.

The complete representation of the heraldic insignia of a family, including the coat of arms, crest, helmet, mantling, torse,

achievement of arms

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 36 words.

The complete representation of the heraldic insignia of a family, including the coat of arms, crest, helmet, mantling, torse, and motto. The achievement of a peer also includes chapeau,...

An Acquaintance with Grief

Bertram Wyatt-Brown.

in The House of Percy

October 1996; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Local and Family History. 5977 words.

Along with the fight against the Klan and the Mississippi River Flood, burdens of a personal nature lay heavy on the shoulders of LeRoy Percy and his son Will, beginning in 1917. The first...

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acre

David Hey.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 49 words.

Originally an approximate measure of land which a yoke of oxen could plough in a day, it was standardized by

acre

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 101 words.

Derived from Old English aecer or Old Norse akr, ‘plot of cultivated land’. Originally an approximate measure of land which a yoke of ...

act books

David Hey.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 29 words.

Records which summarize the procedure in a case before an ecclesiastical court, particularly during the second half of the

act books

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 72 words.

Records which summarize the procedure in a case before an ecclesiastical court, particularly during the second half of the 16th century and much of the 17th century. See ...

Acts of Parliament

David Hey.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 106 words.

Statute Rolls, which contain all Acts of Parliament since 1500, are housed in the House of Lords Record Office

Acts of Parliament

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 117 words.

Statute Rolls, which contain all Acts of Parliament since 1500, are housed in the House of Lords Record Office. Acts which have not been printed may also be seen there. Public Acts from ...

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Adams, John

David Hey.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 33 words.

A list of the market towns of England and Wales, compiled by John Adams (fl. 1680). The

Adams, John: Index Villaris

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 34 words.

A list of the market towns of England and Wales, compiled by John Adams (fl. 1680). The second edition, published in London in ...