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Keen, M. H., ed.; Warner, Mark, ed., "Morley vs Montagu (1399): A Case in the Court of Chivalry," in Camden Miscellany XXXIV. (Camden 5th series, 10, pp. 141-95.)

Text name(s): Morley vs Montagu

Number of pages of primary source text: 26


Dates: 1399 - 1399

Archival Reference: PRO, State Papers Misc. 9/10

Original Language(s): 

  • Anglo-Norman


  • Original language included.

Translation Comments: 

Geopolitical Region(s): 

  • British Isles
  • England


Record Types: 

  • Court Roll
  • Inquisition - Heresy

Subject Headings: 

  • Government
  • Law - Crime
  • Political Thought
  • Royalty / Monarchs


  • Introduction


Records the appeal (charge) of treason brought by Thomas Lord Morley against John Montagu, Earl of Salisbury, who was accused of betraying the Duke of Gloucester to Richard II. The text is from a 17C transcript.

Introduction Summary: 

The Introduction (pp. 141-68) sets the case and the procedures of this court in context.

Cataloger: MAK