Working Bibliography

Historiography and Bibliographies

Bibliography of British and Irish History, available online at accessed on 28 November 2016. [#22] and [#22.1]

Primary Sources:

Henry III Fine Rolls Project: A Window into English history, 1216-1272, available online at [#14]

‘Latin Documents from Westminster Abbey Muniment Room’ transcribed in Vivian D. Lipman, The Jews of Medieval Norwich (London, 1967), pp. 187-312. [#43]

Michael Adler, ‘Jewish Tallies of the Thirteenth Century’, Miscellanies of the Jewish Historical Society of England , 2 (1935), pp. 8-23. [#3]

Medieval Jewish Documents in Westminster Abbey, ed. and trans. Ann Causton (London, 2007). [#7]

Select Pleas, Starrs, and Other Records from the Rolls of the Exchequer of the Jews, A.D. 1220-1284, ed. and trans. J. M. Rigg (London, 1902). [#34]

The Jews in Western Europe 1400-1600¸ed. and trans., John Edwards (Manchester, 1994), pp. 25-45. [#38]

Thomas of Monmouth, The Life and Passion of William of Norwich, ed. and trans. Miri Rubin (London, 2014). [#25]

General Histories (Jewish):

Archie Baron, ‘All the King’s Jews’, Timewatch, BBC 2, 31 October 1990. [#24]

Sean Cunningham, ‘Remembering England’s Medieval Jews’, The National Archives, 10 March 2015 available online at accessed on 22 July 2016. [#41]

Joe and Corline Hillaby, The Palgrave Dictionary of Medieval Anglo-Jewish History (London, 2013). [#40]

Richard Huscroft, Expulsion: England’s Jewish Solution (Stroud, 2006). [#8]

Miriamne Ara Krummel, ‘Jewish Culture and Literature in England’ in Albrecht Classen (ed.), Handbook of Medieval Culture: Fundamental Aspects and Conditions of the European Middle Ages, vol. 2 (Berlin, 2015), pp. 772-793. [#36]

J. J. N. McGurk, ‘The Jews of Medieval England: Part I – The Late Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries’, History Today, 23 (1973), pp. 313-321. [#32]

Robin R. Mundill, The King’s Jews: Money, Massacre and Exodus in Medieval England (London, 2010). [#35]

William Prynne, A Short Demurrer to the Jewes Long discontinued Remitter into England (London, 1656). [#6]

General Histories (non-Jewish):

Dan Jones, Realm Divided: A Year in the Life of Plantagenet England (London, 2015). [#15]

Marc Morris, A Great and Terrible King: Edward I and the Forging of Britain (London, 2009). [#28]

Jews and the Law / Jewish Status:

Julie Mell, ‘Hybridity in a medieval key: the paradox of Jewish participation in self-representative political processes’, Jewish Historical Studies, 44 (2012), pp. 127-138. [#16]

Henry Summerson, ‘The 1215 Magna Carta: Clause 10, Academic Commentary’, The Magna Carta Project, accessed 1 May 2016 and idem, ‘The 1215 Magna Carta: Clause 11, Academic Commentary’, The Magna Carta Project, available online at accessed on 1 May 2016. [#23]

Joseph Ziegler, ‘Reflections of the Jewry Oath in the Middle Ages’ in Diana Wood (ed.), Christianity and Judaism, Studies in Church History, 29 (London, 1992), pp. 209-220. [#39]

Individual Jewry:


V. D. Lipman, ‘The jurisdiction of the Tower authorities outside the walls’ in John Charlton (ed.), The Tower of London: its Buildings and Institutions (London, 1978), pp. 144-152 (esp. pp. 144-146). [#12]

Individual Jews

Robert C. Stacey, Entries relating to the Jews of medieval England contained in the Oxford Dictionary of Medieval Biography (online edition). [#31]

The Exchequer of the Jews:

Robert C. Stacey, ‘The Massacres of 1189-90 and the Origins of the Jewish Exchequer, 1186-1226’ in Sarah Rees Jones and Sethina Watson (eds.), Christians and Jews in Angevin England: The York Massacre of 1190, Narratives and Contexts (York, 2013), pp. 106-124. [#5]

The Expulsion:

Robin R. Mundill, ‘Banishment from the edge of the world: the Jewish experience of Expulsion from England in 1290’ in John Tolan (ed.), Expulsion and Diaspora Formation: Religious and Ethnic Identities Flux from Antiquity to the Seventeenth Century (Turnhout, 2015), pp. 85-101. [#1]

Leonie Star, England’s Ethnic Cleansing of the Jews (Glen Waverly, Australia, 2013). [#21]

Women and Gender:

Emma Cavell, ‘Death in Gloucester: the strange case of Solomon and Comitissa Turb’, Women Negotiating the Boundaries of Justice: Britain and Ireland c. 1000-1750, online blog, 11 Dec. 2015, available online at accessed 27 Apr. 16. [#20]

M. D. Davis, ‘An Anglo-Jewish Divorce, A.D. 1242’, The Jewish Quarterly Review, 5 (1892), pp. 158-165. [#9]

Hannah Meyer, ‘Gender, Jewish Creditors, and Christian Debtors in Thirteenth-Century Exeter’ in Cordelia Beattie and Kirsten A. Fenton (eds.), Intersections of Gender, Religion and Ethnicity in the Middle Ages (Basingstoke, 2011), pp. 104-124. [#2]

Jews and the Church:

Rebecca Rist, Popes & Jews: 1095-1291 (Oxford, 2016). [#42]

Jew Hatred:

Gavin I. Langmuir, ‘At the Frontiers of Faith’ in Anna Sapir Abulafia (ed.), Religious Violence Between Christians and Jews: Medieval Roots, Modern Perspectives (Basingstoke, 2002), pp. 138-156. [#11]

Blood Libel Narratives:

William of Norwich:

Kathy Lavezzo, ‘Shifting geographies of antisemitism: Mapping Jew and Christian in Thomas of Monmouth’s Life and Miracles of St. William of Norwich’ in Keith D. Lilley (ed.), Mapping Medieval Geographies: Geographical Encounters in the Latin West and Beyond (Cambridge, 2013), pp. 250-270. [#19]

The Jew in Literature:

Adrienne Williams Boyrain, ‘Desire for Religion: Mary, a Murder Libel, a Jewish Friar, and Me’, Religion and Literature, 42 (2010), pp. 23-48. [#37]

Roger Dahood, ‘The Anglo-Norman “Hugo de Lincolnia”: A Critical Edition and translation from the Unique Text in Paris, Bibliotheque Nationale de France MS fr. 902’, The Chaucer Review, 49 (2014), pp. 1-38. [#30]

Matthew Mesley, ‘“De Judaea, muta et surda”: Jewish Conversion in Gerald of Wales’s Life of Saint Remigius’ in Sarah Rees Jones and Sethina Watson (eds.), Christians and Jews in Angevin England: The York Massacre of 1190, Narratives and Contexts (York, 2013), pp. 238-249. [#26]

The Jew in visual culture:

Henry Abramson, ‘A ready Hatred: Depictions of the Jewish Woman in Medieval Antisemitic Art and Caricature’, Proceedings of the American Academy for Jewish Research, 62 (1996), pp. 1-18. [#33]

Sara Lipton, ‘Issac and the Antichrist in the Archives’, Past and Present, Advance Access, available online at accessed on 26 May 2016. [#27]

Cecil Roth, ‘Portraits and Caricatures of Medieval English Jews’ in Cecil Roth, Essays and Portraits in Anglo-Jewish History (Philadelphia, 1962), pp. 22-25. [#17]

Work on the Hebrew Source Material:

Judith Olszowy-Schlanger, Hebrew and Hebrew-Latin Documents from Medieval England: a Diplomatic and Palaeographical Study (Turnhout, 2015). [#29]

Pinchas Roth and Ethan Zadoff, ‘The Talmudic Community of Thirteenth-Century England’ in Sarah Rees Jones and Sethina Watson (eds.), Christians and Jews in Angevin England: The York Massacre of 1190, Narratives and Contexts (York, 2013), pp. 184-203. [#10]


Anthony Bale, ‘Afterword: Violence, Memory and the Traumatic Middle Ages’ in Sarah Rees Jones and Sethina Watson (eds.), Christians and Jews in Angevin England: The York Massacre of 1190, Narratives and Contexts (York, 2013), pp. 294-304. [#4]

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