Yorkshire CD books

Old and rare Yorkshire books on CDrom

photograph of the book
The Early History of Bedale
by H. B. M'Call

CD ROM version
produced by Colin Hinson ©

Ordering information & payment methods: please see separate page.

Price £10 post paid to your door,
anywhere in the world

For sample pages, please see the links to the Acrobat (pdf) files given below.

The data on this CD rom is computer searchable.


In order to give you a better idea of the information in the book the following items are available here on line:

The above Acrobat files were extracted from the CDrom and show the quality of the images. You will need at least version 5 of Acrobat to open this file. If you do not have an up to date version please go to the Adobe web-site to obtain a free version of Acrobat Reader.

TABLE OF CONTENTS


CHAPTER I —THE TOWN
Its origin—Domesday Survey--Grant of market, 1251—Subsidy Rolls, 1301 and 1332—Miscellaneous notices, 1291-1542--The Pilgrimage of Grace—The Rising in the North—Sir William Ayscough--Sir Christopher Wray—The Grammar School, etc.


CHAPTER II.—THE MANOR BEFORE THE FOURTEENTH CENTURY
Early lords of Bedale--The Earls of Richmond—Brian, son of Alan, temp. Stephen—Alan, son of Brian, 1175—Brian justice itinerant and Sheriff of Northumberland and of Yorkshire--Alan, 1244, 1254, etc.—Brian Fitz Alan, 1261-1306—The Welsh and Scottish wars of Edward I.—Fitz Alan appointed one of the guardians of Scotland, 1291, and sole Lieutenant, 1297—Summoned to Parliament, 1295— His connection with John Balliol and William Wallace—Letter from him to Edward I., 1297—Signs the letter to the Pope, 1301—His marriages and descendants—Armorial bearings


CHAPTER III.—THE STAPLETONS OF BEDALE
Gilbert, King's Escheator in the North—Brian of Carlton—Miles of Bedale—The French wars of Edward III.—Brass at Ingham, Norfolk— Pedigree and descent of the Stapletons to the present day—The Beaumont peerage claim


CHAPTER IV.—THE SUCCESSORS OF KATHERINE FITZ ALAN
The Greys of Rotherfield—The Marmions of Tanfield--The Deyncourts and Lovels—Attainder of Francis, Lord Lovel—His romantic death— Simon Digby hanged for rebellion, 1570—The Jacksons and Theakstones—The family of Peirse of Bedale

CHAPTER V.—THE CHURCH
Remains of the Anglo-Saxon church of Bedale, probably ninth century— Extension from 1180 onwards—Detailed architectural and anti-quarian description of the church and tower—The bells—Monuments—Brasses—Stained glass—Dedication—Remarks upon the
plan .


CHAPTER VI.—ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY
Early valuations—History of the advowson—Succession of rectors, with biographical and genealogical notices, since 1198, to the present time —The chantries—The parish registers

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
BEDALE CHURCH FROM N.E. Frontispiece
PRE-CONQUEST STONES AT BEDALE 78
INTERIOR OF CHURCH, LOOKING WEST 80
THE E. WINDOW OF THE LADY CHAPEL 83
INTERIOR OF CHURCH, LOOKING EAST 87
SOUTH VIEW OF THE TOWER 90
COLOURED PLAN OF THE CHURCH 103

PEDIGREES
OF THE FAMILY OF STAPLETON OF BEDALE . 52
OF THE FAMILIES OF FITZ ALAN, GREY, DEYNCOURT, AND LOVEL 56
OF THE FAMILY OF PEIRSE OF BEDALE . 7


If you would prefer the real book(s), please contact The Idle Booksellers through their website.

Page last updated at 22.17 on Friday, 14 October 2016, by Colin Hinson. 2010
(This page will not be updated again unless the information on it is found to be incorrect).
For the latest update date for the site, please see our Home Page.

Valid HTML 4.0!