The National Archives and the Medieval State
This session was chaired by Dr Adam Chapman of the Centre for the History of People, Place and Communities and the Victoria County History and featured, Dr Paul Dryburgh of The National Archives.
Paul introduced the medieval state, its structure and its records with a particular focus on local histories within his work at The National Archives.
This session also included advice and information on the workings of Discovery (the TNA catalogue) and how you can get the best from it.
Learn more about training available from the Institute of Historical Research.
Useful website shared during the session:
- English Monastic Archives
- The National Archive Research Guides
- Manorial Documents Register
- MEMS Library
- List and Index Society