Origins and early growth |
Development of local government
Buildings and fortifications | Economy | INFORMATION SOURCES
Map of Ipswich at the close of the Middle Ages
Ipswich bailiffs, coroners, chamberlains, and treasurers
Appendix 1: Account of the setting up of self-government in A.D. 1200
Appendix 2: Calendar of usages and customs of Ipswich
Appendix 3: Oaths of officers and burgesses
Appendix 4: Account of revenues and expenditures, 1446/47
The following is a small selection of published sources of information about medieval Ipswich. For additional secondary sources as well as primary sources, see the bibliography to The Men Behind the Masque.
Amor, Nicholas. Late Medieval Ipswich: Trade and Industry. Woodbridge, 2011.
Alsford, Stephen. "Thomas le Rente: A Medieval Town Ruler." Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History, vol.35 (1982), 105-115.
Bacon, Nathaniel. The Annalls of Ipswche. The Lawes, Customes, and Governmt of the Same .... 1654. Ed. W.H. Richardson. Ipswich, 1884.
Martin, G.H. The Early Court Rolls of the Borough of Ipswich. University College of Leicester, Department of English Local History, Occasional Papers, no.5. Leicester, 1954.
Martin, G.H. "The records of the borough of Ipswich, to 1422." Journal of the Society of Archivists, vol.1, no.4 (1956), 87-93.
Warner, Peter. The Origins of Suffolk. Manchester, 1996.
Wodderspoon, John. Memorials of the Ancient Town of Ipswich, in the County of Suffolk. Ipswich, 1850.