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Moore, Alan, ed., "A Barge of Edward III" (Mariner's Mirror, 6. pp. 229-42.)

Text name(s): A Barge of Edward III

Number of pages of primary source text: 0


Dates: 1373 - 1373

Archival Reference: London Guildhall, Letter Book G, f. 304

Original Language(s): 

  • Anglo-Norman


  • Translated into English.
  • Original language included.

Translation Comments: partial English

Geopolitical Region(s): 

  • England

County/Region: London

Record Types: 

  • Account Roll
  • Inventory

Subject Headings: 

  • Maritime
  • Royalty / Monarchs
  • Science / Technology



Inventory of the barge (and its equipment) provided by city of London to serve the king, called the Paul of London. Translated in H. T. Riley, ed., Memorials of London and London Life in the XIIIth, XIVth and XVth Centuries (1868), who, however, did not translate or explain many of the technical terms concerning the ship. Moore does explain the technical terms, and also transcribes and comments upon the inventory.

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Cataloger: MAK