YORK HOUSE BOOKS 1461-1490

ed. Lorraine Attreed, 2 vols, 1991.

YHB

A new and complete edition of the York House Books for 1461-1490. This edition provides some of the most important documents from the York city archives, including details of royal visits, proclamations and political events in the Wars of the Roses, as well as local bye-laws, craft regulations and arrangements for the performance of the York mystery plays. They provide an unparalleled view of Richard, who was York’s greatest patron, both as duke of Gloucester and as king of England. Two volume set with introduction and name and subject index.