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a critical edition of William of Jumièges. This is now in course of preparation by M. Jean Marx: See Revue historique (1912), cxi. 289.

PP. 3, 38 note'. Add Haskins, "Normandy under Geoffrey Plantagenet," in the English Historical Review (1912), xxvii, 417–444.

stone keeps. In Anjou and Touraine, as in Normandy and England, these were preceded by mounds crowned by structures of wood; see a charter of Geoffrey the Bearded (1061) edited by Marchegay in the Bibliothèque de l'école des chartes (1875), xxxvi, 396—"avus meus et avunculus castellum, terraeque cumulo ac lignis magnae altitudinis asylum, circa monasterium Beati Florentii quod Vetus dicitur construxerunt.'

pp. 74, 85. Add a reference to R. L. Poole's The Exchequer in the Twelfth Century (Oxford, 1912), pp. 57 seqq. P. 314 note 1. communal house demolition. See also Bateson, Borough Customs, vol. ii, pp. xxxv-vii (Selden Society, 1906).

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P. 35.

P. 377 note*. Château Fouet. The expenditure “ad firmandum Castrum de Foillet " (Rot. Scacc. ii, 315), apparently refers to Roche Orival or Château Fouet.

P. 420. The academic nature of twelfth century discussions upon treason may be illustrated by the chapter upon majestas in John of Salisbury's Polycratieus, lib. vi, cap. 25 (ed. Webb, 1909, ii, 73-6). After a promising opening, it consists for the most part of quotations from the Digest. It is significant that the advanced definition of treason in the assizes of Roger of Sicily (xviii— de crimine majestatis) is possibly based upon the Code. (See Brandileone, Il diritto normanno, p. 105; Curtis, Roger of Sicily, 1912, p. 336.)

P. 425. English tenants and their clerical lords. There is some evidence, however, that the king began to assert greater authority over the alien priories after the separation of England and Normandy. See Professor Tait on the priory of Lancaster, a dependency of the Benedictine abbey of Séez, in the Victoria County Histories, Lancashire, ii, 169.



P. 432 note; cf. p. 430. two liege lords. On the other hand, Philip Augustus had exacted liege homage from the Poitevin barons in 1202, while recognising Arthur as their liege lord (see p. 478). This is an interesting illustration of the difference between Poitevin and Anglo-Norman feudal relations.

p. 513. Philip Augustus confiscated his land. This is an exception to his general regard for the law of felonia (p. 418 and note) which illustrates the rule. Philip confiscated the important honour of Saint-Jean-leThomas and destroyed the castle, but, as the text states, recognised the rights of the abbot of Mont-Saint-Michel. p. 487, line 23. For during John's reign, read in the thirteenth century. As is well known, the greater part of the entries in the Testa de Nevill do not belong to the inquiry of 1212. This particular reference (Testa, 101b) is not included by Mr. Round in his list of passages which refer to the inquiry (Commune of London, pp. 275-7).

p. 518, sixth line from the foot. Add in right of his wife after Herefordshire. See Rotuli de finibus, pp. 219, 528, compared with Excerpta e rotulis finium, i, 307 (a. 1236).

p. 139, line 7. p. 141, line 12.


For niece, read cousin.
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