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Author Paston family.

Title [Papers] [electronic resource], 1417-1789 1420-1500.

Published [1417-1789]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1018 items.
Series Medieval family life.
Notes Holographs, mss.
Title supplied by cataloguer; resource viewed on 10 Oct. 2010.
Summary This collection comprises the medieval letters and papers of the Paston family of Norfolk. The letters document the life of a family of the landed gentry during the War of the Roses. Hundreds of documents and letters exchanged between different family members cover in microcosm the dilemmas of a nation beset by war, disease and legal disputes. The collection includes materials by or about William Paston I, Agnes Berry, John Paston I, Margaret Mautby, Elizabeth Paston, William Paston II, Clement Paston II, John Paston II, John Paston III, Margery Brews, Edmund Paston II, Margery Paston, Anne Paston, Walter Paston, William Paston III, William Paston IV, Clement Paston III, and Sir John Fastolf.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Digital, c2011 (Medieval family life)
Original Version British Library
Language notes In Middle and modern English.
Other author British Library.
Adam Matthew Digital (Firm)
Subject Paston family -- Archives.
Paston family -- Correspondence.
Families -- England -- Norfolk.
Gentry -- England -- Norfolk -- Social life and customs.
Manuscripts, Medieval -- England -- London.
England -- Social life and customs -- 1066-1485.
England -- Social life and customs -- 16th century.
Variant Title Paston papers from the British Library