• Brass Rubbings Collection 

    Bibliography

      

    General Bibliography


    Badham, Sally. Brasses from the North East. London: Phillips and Page, 1979.

    Badham, Sally, John Blair, and Robin Emmerson. Specimens of Lettering from English Monumental Brasses. London: Phillips and Page, 1976.

    Bertram, Jerome. Brasses and Brass Rubbing in England. Newton Abbot: David and Charles (Publishers), Ltd., 1972.

    Bertram, Jerome. Lost Brasses. Newton Abbot: David and Charles, 1976.

    Blair, Claude. European Armour. London: B.T. Batsford, Ltd., 1958.

    Bouquet, A.C. Church Brasses. London: B.T. Batsford, Ltd., 1956.

    Boutell, Charles. The Monumental Brasses of England. London: George Bell, 1849.

    Bromley, John S. Armorial Bearings of the Guilds of London. London: F. Warne, 1960.

    Brooke-Little, J.P. Boutell's Heraldry. Revised edition. London: Frederick Warne and Company, Ltd., 1953.

    Busby, Richard J. A Companion Guide to Brasses and Brass Rubbing. London: Pelham Books, 1973.

    Busby, Richard. The Monumental Brass Society: A Short History, 1887-1987. London: Monumental Brass Society, 1987.

    Cameron, H.K. A List of Monumental Brasses on the Continent of Europe. London: Monumental Brass Society, 1970.

    Coales, John, ed. The Earliest English Brasses: Patronage, Style, and Workshops 1270-1350. London: Monumental Brass Society, 1987.

    de Courtais, Georgine. Women's Headdress and Hairstyles in England from A.D. 600 to the Present Day. London: B.T. Batsford, 1973.

    Dowsing, William. The Journal of William Dowsing, ed. C.H. Evelyn White. Ipswich: Pawsey and Hayes, 1855.

    Druitt, Herbert. A Manual of Costume as Illustrated by Monumental Brasses (1906). Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1970.

    Emmerson, Robin. "Monumental Brasses: London Design, c.1420-85," Journal of the British Archeological Association, 131 (1978), 50-78.

    Fox-Davies, A.C. The Book of Public Arms. London: T.C. and E.C. Jack, 1915.

    Fox-Davies, A.C. A Complete Guide to Heraldry (1909). New York: Bonanza Books, 1978.

    Franklyn, Julian. Brasses. 2nd edition. London: Arco Publications, 1969.

    Gardner, Arthur. "Hair and Head-Dress, 1050-1600," Journal of the British Archeological Association. Series 3, 13 (1950), 4-13.

    Girling, F.A. English Merchants Marks. London: Lion and Unicorn Press, 1962.

    Gittings, Clare. Brasses and Brass Rubbing. London: Blandford Press, 1970.

    Greenhill, F.A. Incised Effigial Slabs. 2 vols. London: Faber and Faber, 1976.

    Greenwood, J. Roger. "Haines's Cambridge School of Brasses," Monumental Brass Society Transactions, 10 (1969), 2-12.

    Haines, Herbert. A Manual of Monumental Brasses (1861). London: Adams and Dart, 1973.

    Kent, J.P.C. "Monumental Brasses—A New Classification of Military Effigies," Journal of the British Archeological Association, Series 3, 12 (1949), 70-97.

    Latham, Ronald E. Revised Medieval Latin Word List from British and Irish Sources. London: Oxford University Press, 1965.

    Macklin, Herbert W. Monumental Brasses. Revised by Charles Oman. 7th revised edition. London: George Allen and Unwin, Ltd., 1953.

    Meara, David. Victorian Memorial Brasses. London: Routledge and Kegan, 1983.

    Monumental Brass Society Bulletin, #1 (1973) -

    Monumental Brass Society Transactions. Vol. I (1887) -

    Norman A.V.B., and Don Pottinger. English Weapons and Warfare, 449-1660. London: Arms and Armour Press (1966), 1977.

    Norris, Malcolm. Brass Rubbing. London: Studio Vista, Ltd., 1965.

    Norris, Malcolm. Monumental Brasses: The Craft. London: Faber and Faber, 1978.

    Norris, Malcolm. Monumental Brasses: The Memorials. 2 vols. London: Phillips and Page, 1977.

    Norris, Malcolm. Monumental Brasses; The Portfolio Plates of the Monumental Brass Society, 1894-1984. Wolfeboro, N.H.: The Boydell Press, 1988.

    Norris, Malcolm, and Michael Kellett. Your Book of Brasses. London: Faber and Faber, 1974. Notes on Brass-Rubbing. Revised by H.W. Catling. 7th edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1976.

    Page-Phillips, John. Macklin's Monumental Brasses. 2nd edition. London: George Allen and Unwin, Ltd., 1972.

    Rothero, Christopher. Medieval Military Dress, 1066-1500. Poole, Dorset: Blandford Press, 1983.

    Stephenson. Mill. A List of Monumental Brasses in the British Isles (1926). London: Monumental Brass Society, 1964.

    Suffling, Ernest R. English Church Brasses. London: L. Upcott Gill, 1910.

    Trivick, Henry. The Craft and Design of Monumental Brasses. London: John Baker, 1969.

    Victoria and Albert Museum. Catalogue of Rubbings of Brasses and Incised Slabs. 2nd edition, 1929. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1968.

    Victoria History of the Counties of England. (Some volumes still in preparation).

    Waller, J.G., and L.A.B. Waller. A Series of Monumental Brasses from the 13th to the 16th Century (1864). London: Phillips and Page, 1975.

    Weever, John. Ancient Funerall Monuments (London, 1631). Reprinted Amsterdam: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1979.


     

    Selective County Bibliographies 

     

    Bedfordshire (A)

    Addington, H. "The Brasses of Bedfordshire," Archeological Journal, 40 (1883), 303-15.

    Blaydes, F.A., ed. "Visitations of Bedfordshire, 1566, 1582, and 1634," Harleian Society Publications, 19 (1884), 1-212.

    Godber, Joyce. History of Bedfordshire, 1066-1888. Luton, Beds: Bedfordshire County Council, 1969.

    A History of the County of Bedford, ed. William Page. Vol. III. Victoria History of the Counties of England. London: Constable and Company, 1912.

    McGregor, Margaret, ed. "Bedfordshire Wills Proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. 1383-1548," Bedfordshire Historical Record Society, 58 (1979), 1-184.


    Berkshire (B)

    A History of the County of Berkshire, ed. William Page and P.H. Ditchfield. Vol. IV. Victoria History of the Counties of England. London: The St. Catherine Press, 1924.

    Keyser, Charles E. Notes on Berkshire Churches in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, and Oxfordshire Archeological Journal, 11 (October 1905), 81-90; 19 (April, 1913), 2-10; 23 (October-December 1917), 70-86), and 25.


    Buckinghamshire (C)

    A History of Buckinghamshire, ed. William Page. Vol. II. London: Archibald Constable and Co., Ltd., 1908; Vol. III. London: The St. Catherine Press, 1925; and Vol. IV. London: The St. Catherine Press, 1927.


    Cambridgeshire (D)

    Badham, Sally. "The Suffolk School of Brasses," Monumental Brass Society Transactions, 13 (1980), 41-67.

    Greenwood, J. Roger. "Haines's Cambridge School of Brasses," Monumental Brass Society Transactions, 10 (1969), 1-12.

    Heseltine, P.J. The Figure Brasses of Cambridgeshire. St. Neots: Solo Publishing, 1981

    A History of Cambridgeshire. Vol. III, ed. J.P. Roach. Victoria History of the Counties of England. London: Oxford University-Press, 1959. Vol. V., ed. C. R. Elrington. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. Vol. VI, ed. A. P. M. Wright. London: Oxford University Press, 1978.


    Cheshire (E)

    Thorneley, James L. Monumental Brasses of Lancashire and Cheshire. Hull: William Andrews and Co., 1893.


    Derbyshire (H)

    Cox, J. Charles. Churches of Derbyshire. 4 vols. Chesterfield: Palmer and Edmunds, 1875-77.


    Devon (I)

    Crabbe, W.R. "On Haccombe Church and Its Monuments." Journal of the British Archeological Association, 18 (1862), 176-186.

    Rogers, W.H.H. "The Memorials Brasses Found in the Churches of Stoke Fleming, St. Saviour, and St. Petrock, Dartmouth," Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries, 4 (January 1906-October 1977), 55-72.


    Dorset (J)

    Hutchins, John. History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset. 2 vols. London: W. Bowyer and James Nichols, 1774.

    Prideux, W. de C. "The Monumental Brasses of Dorsetshire," Journal of the British Archeological Association, 13 (December 1907), 209-226.

    Sibun, Doris. Dorset Brasses. Sherborne, Dorset: Abbey Press, 1974.


    Durham (K)


    Essex (L)

    Christy, Miller, W.W. Porteus, and Bertram Smith. Essex Brasses, ed. R. H. D'Elboux. Part I. Ashford, Kent: Monumental Brass Society, 1948: Part II, 1951.

    Christy, Miller, and W.W. Porteus. "On Some Interesting Essex Brasses," Essex Archeological Society Transactions, New series, 6 (1898), 146-70; 8 (1901), 249-85.

    Greenwood, J. Roger. "Haines's Cambridge School of Brasses," Monumental Brass Society Transactions. 10 (1969), 1-12.

    A History of the County of Essex, ed. William Page and J.H. Round. Victoria History of the Counties of England. Vol. II. London: Constable and Co., 1907; Vol. V. London: Oxford University Press, 1966.


    Gloucestershire (M)

    Davis, Cecil T. The Monumental Brasses of Gloucestershire (1899). Bath: Kingsmead Reprints, 1969.


    Hampshire (N)

    A History of Hampshire, ed. Arthur Doubleday and William Page. Victoria History of the Counties of England. London: Constable and Co., Ltd., 1903. Vols. III and IV. London, 1908 and 1911.

    Woodward, B.B., Thomas Wilks, and Charles Lockhart. The History of Hampshire. 3 vols. London: Virtue and Company, 1861-69.


    Isle of Wight (O)

    A History of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, ed. William Page. Vol. V. Victoria History of the Counties of England. London: Constable and Company, Ltd., 1912.


    Herefordshire (P)

    Boutell, Charles. "The Tombs and Monumental Sculpture in Hereford Cathedral," Journal of the British Archeological Association, 27 (1871), 191-98.

    Haines, Herbert. "The Monumental Brasses of the Cathedral and County of Hereford," Journal of the British Archeological Association, 27 (1871), 85-99, 198-203, 541.


    Hertfordshire (Q)

    Cussans, John Edwin. The History of Hertfordshire. 3 vols. London: Stephen Austin and Sons, 1870-81.

    A History of the County of Hertford, ed. William Page. Vol. II. Victoria History of the Counties of England. London: Archibald Constable and Co., Ltd., 1908. Vol. III, 1912.


    Huntingdonshire (R)

    A History of the County of Huntingdon, ed. William Page. Victoria History of the Counties of England. Vol. III. London: St. Catherine Press, 1936.


    Kent (S)

    Archeology Cantiana (various articles)

    Griffin, Ralph, and Mill Stephenson. A List of Monumental Brasses Remaining in the County of Kent in 1922. London: Headley Brothers, 1923.

    Hasted, Edward. The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent. 12 vols. 2nd ed. Canterbury: W. Bristow, 1800.

    Rogers, W.H. Hamilton. "The Brooke Family," Proceedings of the Somersetshire Archeological and Natural History Society, 44 (1898), 1-78.

    "Visitation of Kent, 1530-31," Publications of the Harleian Society, 74 (1923), 1-22.

    "Visitation of Kent, 1574," Publications of the Harleian Society, 54 (1906), 1-186.

    "Visitation of Kent, 1619." Publications of the Harleian Society, 42 (1898), 1-226.

    "Visitation of Kent, 1663-68," Publications of the Harleian Society, 54 (1906), 1-186.

    Waller, J.G. "The Lords of Cobham, Their Monuments, and the Church," Archeology Cantiana, 11 (1877), 49-112.


    Lancashire (T)

    Thornely, J.L. The Monumental Brasses of Lancashire and Cheshire. Hull: William Andrews and Co., 1893.


    Lincolnshire (V)

    Jeans, G.E. "A List of Existing Sepulchral Brasses in Lincolnshire," Lincolnshire Notes and Queries, 1-4 (1888-95).

    Maddison, A.R. Lincolnshire Pedigrees. 4 vols. Publications of the Harleian Society. London: Harleian Society, 1902-4, 1906.


    London/Middlesex (W)

    Cameron, H.K. "The Brasses of Middlesex," Transactions of the London and Middlesex Archeological Society, New Series, 10 (1951) +

    Misselbrook, C.G. The Monumental Brasses of All Hallows-by-the Tower. London: The Porchroom, 1971.

    Moule, Thomas. Antiquities of Westminster Abbey. London: G. P. Harding, 1825.


    Norfolk (I)

    Blomefield, Francis. History of the County of Norfolk. 4 vols.
         Vol. I. Fersfield, Norfolk, 1739.
         Vol. II. Norwich, 1745
         Vol. III. W. Whittingham and R. Baldwin, 1769.
         Vol. IV. Lynn: W. Wittingham and R. Baldwin, 1775.

    Greenwood, Roger, and Malcolm Norris. The Brasses of Norfolk Churches. The Norfolk Churches Trust Fund, Ltd., 1976.

    "Visitations of Norfolk, 1586, 1589, and 1613," Publications of the Harleian Society, 32 (1891), 1-375.

    "Visitation of Norfolk, A.D. 1664," Norfolk Record Society, 4 (1933), 1-127.


    Northamptonshire (Z)

    A History of Northamptonshire, ed. R.M. Serjeantson and W.R.D.
         Vol. II. Victoria History of the Counties of England. London: James Street, 1906.
         Vol. III. ed. William Page. London: St. Catherine Press, 1930.


    Northumberland (AA)


    Nottinghamshire (BB)


    Oxfordshire (CC)

    A History of the County of Oxford. Vol. IV, ed. William Page. Victoria History of the Counties of England. London: St. Catherine Press, 1924.
         Vol. V, ed. Mary D. Lobel. London: Oxford University Press, 1957.
         Vol. VI, ed. Mary D. Lobel. London: Oxford University Press, 1959.
         Vol. VII, ed. Mary D. Lobel. London: Oxford University Press, 1962.
         Vol. VIII, ed. Mary D. Lobel. London: Oxford University Press, 1964.

    Lee, Frederick G. The History and Antiquities of Thame Church. London: Mitchell and Hughes, 1883.

    Turner, William Henry, ed. "Visitations of the County of Oxford, 1566, 1574, and 1574," Publications of the Harleian Society, 5 (1871), 1-382.

    Wood, Anthony a, and Richard Rawlinson. "Parochial Records," Oxfordshire Record Society, 2 (1920), 1-112; 4 (1922), 113-224 11 (1929), 225-372.


    Rutland (DD)

    A History of the County of Rutland, ed. William Page. Vol. II. Victoria History of the Counties of England. London: St. Catherine Press, 1935.


    Shropshire (EE)

    Stephenson, Mill. "Monumental Brasses of Shropshire," Archeological Journal, 52 (1895), 47-102.


    Somersetshire (FF)

    Conner, A.B. Monumental Brasses of Somerset (1931-53). Bath: Kingsmead Reprints, 1970.


    Staffordshire (GG)


    Suffolk (HH)

    Badham, Sally. "The Suffolk School of Brasses," Monumental Brass Society Transactions, 13 (1980), 41-67.

    Felgate, T.M. Knights on Suffolk Brasses. Ipswich: East Anglian Magazine, Ltd., 1976.

    Felgate, T.M. Suffolk Heraldic Brasses. Ipswich: East Anglian Magazine, Ltd., 1978.

    Suckling, Alfred. History and Antiquities of Suffolk. 2 vols. London: John Weale, 1846-48.


    Surrey (II)

    Manning, Owen, and William Bray. The History and Antiquities of the County of Surrey. London: John Nichols and Sons, 1804-14.

    Stephenson, Mill. A List of Monumental Brasses in Surrey (1921). Bath: Kingsmead Reprints, 1970.


    Sussex (JJ)

    Davidson-Houston, Mrs. C.E.D. "Sussex Monumental Brasses," Sussex Archeological Collections, 76 (1935) - 80 (1939).

    Lower, Mark Antony. "Notes on Old Sussex Families," Sussex Archeological Collections, 24 (1872), 1-24; 25 (1873), 101-111.

    Turner, Edward. "Brasses in Sussex Churches," Sussex Archeological Collections, 23 (1871), 129-191.


    Warwickshire (KK)

    "Coventry Style Brasses," Monumental Brass Society Bulletin #4 (December 1973), 8. Mill Stephenson.

    "List of Monumental Brasses in the British Isles: Warwickshire." Ed. Nancy Briggs. Rev. ed. Great Britain: Monumental Brass Society, 1977.

    Williams, Charles. "A Few Notes on Monumental Brasses, with a Catalogue of Those Existing in Warwick," Transactions of the Birmingham and Midland Institute, 1884-5. Birmingham: Herald Press, 1887.


    Westmorland (LL)


    Wiltshire (MM)

    Kite, Edward. The Monumental Brasses of Wiltshire (1860). Bath: Kingsmead Reprints, 1969.


    Worcestershire (NN)

    Barnard, E.A.B., and J.F. Parker. "The Monumental Brasses of Worcestershire," Worcestershire Archeological Association, 11 (1935), 139-43; 15, pp. 1-9; 16, pp. 1-13.

    Davis, C.T. "The Monumental Brasses of Herefordshire and Worcestershire," Transactions of the Birmingham and Midland Institute, 1884-5, Birmingham: Herald Press, 1887.

    Thacker, Francis J. "The Monumental Brasses of Worcestershire," Worcestershire Archeological Association, 3 (1927), 107-27; 4 (1928), 129-156.


    Yorkshire (OO)

    Badham, Sally. Brasses from the North East. London: Phillips and Page, 1979.

    Stephenson, Mill. "Monumental Brasses of East Riding," Yorkshire Archeological Journal, 12 (1893), 195-226.

    Stephenson, Mill. "Monumental Brasses of North Riding," Yorkshire Archeological Journal, 17 (1902-3), 261-339.


    Continental Brasses (PP)

    Cameron, H.K. A List of Monumental Brasses on the Continent of Europe. London: Monumental Brass Society, 1970.


    Scotland (QQ)


    Wales (RR)


    Ireland (SS)