Perroy, Eduard, ed., The Diplomatic Correspondence of Richard II (Camden 3rd Series, 48. London: Offices of the Royal Historical Society)
Number of pages of primary source text: 281
Dates: 1379 - 1400
Archival Reference: Edinburgh MS Laing 351; Cambridge University Library MS Dd.III.53
- English - Middle English
- Original language included.
- British Isles
- Clergy - Priests, Bishops, Canons
- Nobility / Gentry
- Royalty / Monarchs
- War - Military History
True to its title, this volume contains the diplomatic correspondence of Richard II — 252 letters sent during his reign, most edited for the first time. The letters include petitions to popes Urban VI and Boniface IX as well as diplomatic correspondence with political leaders throughout the British Isles and Europe.
In addition to a general introduction (32 pages), Perroy includes historical notes for the individual edited letters as well as a helpful index.