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Asbridge, ThomasThe Greatest Knight2015
Ashmole, EliasThe Institution, Laws and Ceremonies of Order of the Garter1672
Banks, T EBaronia Anglica Concentrata (2 vols.)1843
Bassett, MargeryKnights of the Shire for Bedfordshire during the Middle AgesBedfordshire Historical Records Society, 1959
Beavan, Alfred B The Aldermen of the City of London (2 vols.)The Corporation of the City of London, 1908
Beltz, G FMemorials of the Garter1841
Black A & C Who was Who /Who's WhoVarious editions, 1897 onwards and online
Boase, FredericModern English Biography (6 vols.)Frank Cass & Co., 1965
Brenan, G AA History of the House of Percy (2 vols.)1902
Burke, Sir BernardThe Book of Orders of Knighthood 1858
Burke, variousA Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage, Baronetage and KnightageEditions from 1826 onwards
Burke, J & JThe Knightage of Great Britain and Ireland1841
BurkeExtinct, Dormant and Abeyant Peerages1840
BurkeHandbook to the Order of the British Empire1921
Clark, HughA Concise History of Knighthood (2 vols.)1784
Clay, J.W.Extinct & Dormant Peerages of the Northern Counties of England1913
Cockayne, G.E.The Complete Peerage (20 6) 1887-1938Sutton, 1982
Cockayne, G.E.The Complete Peerage, Vol. XIV (Addenda & Corrigenda)Sutton, 1998
DebrettDebrett's Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage1713 onwards
De la Bere, Sir PeterThe Queens Orders of ChivalrySpring Books, 1964
Doyle, J.E.The Official Baronage of England3 vols, 1886
Fellowes, Edmund H.The Knights of the Garter 1348-19691969
Fellowes, Edmund H.The Military Knights of Windsor 1352-19441944
Foss, EdwardA Biographical Dictionary of the Judges of England 1066-1870John Murray, 1870
Foster, J.Some Feudal Coats of ArmsJames Parker, 1902
Galloway, PeterThe Most Illustrious Order of St.PatrickPhillimore, 1983
Imperial Society of Knights BachelorKnightage (year books)Various 1912 onwards
---Inquisitions Post Mortem (29 vols.)Various dates and publishers
KellyKelly's Handbook to the Titled, Landed and OfficialKelly, 1874 onwards
Metcalfe, Walter C.A Book of Knights (1426-1660)Mitchell & Hughes, 1885
Moor, C.The Knights of Edward I (5 vols.)Harleian Soc., 1928-32
Neville D.G.Early Orders of Knighthood and Chivalry1978
Nicholas, Sir H.The Historic Peerage of England1857
Nichols, J.G.The Herald and Genealogist (8 vols.)1868-74
Ormrod, W.M.The Lord Lieutenants and High Sheriffs of Yorkshire 1066-2000University of York
Oxford University PressThe Dictionary of National Biography (Missing Persons)OUP, 1993
Parry, C.J.The Parliamentary Representation of FavershamFaversham Society, 2004
Perkins, JocelynThe Most Honourable Order of the BathIsaac Pitman & Sons, 1913
Poole S.L.The Mohamedan Dynasties1894
Risk J.C.The History of the Order of the Bath and its InsigniaSpink & Co., 1972
Roskell, J.L., et al.The History of Parliament (The House of Commons) 1386-1421 (4 vols.)Sutton, 1992
Shaw, W. A.The Knights of England (2 vols.)Sharrat & Hughes, 1905
Stenton & LeesWho's Who of British Members of Parliament 1832-1979 (4 vols.)Harvester Press, 1979
Townsend, FrancisA Calendar of Knights 1760-1828Interleaved author's manuscript copy, 1828
Various editorsHistory of Parliament (in 12 sections by date from 1386 to 1832 of which two sections yet to be published, 1422-1504 and 1640-1660)Various dates from 1964-2010
Walford EdwardThe County Families of the United KingdomSpottiswoode & Ballantyne, various editions, 1865 onwards