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If you cite any material from this database, please ensure that you acknowledge its use as follows:

  • a. for single references:

The reference (e.g. TNA E101/40/45 m.1), from the AHRC-funded ‘The Soldier in Later Medieval England Online Database’, date of access.

  • b. where repeated use of the database is made:
    Information on soldiers has been taken from the AHRC-funded ‘The Soldier in Later Medieval England Online Database’,, date of access.

Document Depositaries

Here is the list of the institutions holding the original documents (given in abbreviation in the database) which you should contact to see the originals or to address further queries.

ADC Archives Départementales de Calvados (Caen, France)

ADE Archives Départementales de l’Eure (Évreux, France)

ADO Archives Départementales d’Orne (Alençon, France)

ADSM Archives Départementales de Seine-Maritime (Rouen, France)

AN Archives Nationales de France (Paris, France)

BL The British Library (London, UK)

BNF Bibliothéque Nationale de France (Paris, France).
Some manuscripts (including those from the MSS. Français 25766-25777 and the Clairambault collection) are available online on Gallica

Caen, MBA Musée des Beaux-Arts de Caen(Caen, France)

College of Arms College of Arms (London, UK)

Folger Folger Shakespeare Library (Washington DC, USA)

Huntington Huntington Library (San Marino CA, USA)

NAM National Army Museum (London, UK)

SPbIH Saint Petersburg Institute of History of the Russian Academy of Sciences (St. Petersburg, Russia)

TNA The National Archives