This is the official project blog of the Gascon Rolls research project. The blog will be regularly updated by the Project Team and we hope it will offer an interesting perspective on our research

The Surgeon Prior and the Prince.

By Simon J. Harris & Anne Curry

Entry 6.16 in the Gascon roll for 1369-70 (C 61/82, 10 February 1369) is the grant of a protection to Guillaume Hamon, prior of Cogges, to go to Aquitaine in the service of Edward of Woodstock, eldest son of Edward III, commonly known as the Black Prince. Hamon was one of many clerks who went to Aquitaine at this ...

Welcome to the new Gascon Rolls site

Welcome to the new version of the Gascon Rolls website.

For some years, Gascon Rolls has been served through the XMod TEI-based publishing application created by DDH at King's College London. Development of XMod continued for some years, culminating in the release of a daughter platform, Kiln. Under the hood, this new iteration of the Gascon Rolls website relies on Kiln for publication of calendars and related material in TEI.

That said, this new platform is designed with more ...