Short Notices

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1921 English Historical Review  
The Transactions of the Royal Historical Society for 1920 (Fourth 8eries, vol. iii) has several article* with new and interesting matter. The Rev. Dr. G. Edmundson, in an account of the voyage of Pedro Texeira on the Amaxon in 1637-9, makes use of three new manuscript sources, two at Lisbon and the third in the Rawlinson collection in the Bodleian. Miss Mildred Wretts-Smith draws on manuscripts in the British Museum and the Public Record Office for an account of the Muscovy Company in the
more » ... ompany in the second half of the sixteenth century, and Dr. William Rees's study of the Black Death in Wales is based on a careful investigation of records. Miss M. Dormer Harris gives an account of two volumes of correspondence from royal and private persons from the fourteenth to the nineteenth century belonging to the city of Coventry, and the diary of a seventeenthcentury mayor. Mr. J. E. Neale's Alexander Prize Eiway is a minute study of the Commons' Journals of the Tudor period, tracing the steps by which the house ' entrenched upon the freedom of the clerk in making and preserving his journal'. A.
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