Manuscript Description

Christchurch, University of Canterbury, MS 1 (‘The Maude Roll’).

A genealogical roll comprising six pieces of parchment joined at length on a canvas backing and rolled; 4890 x 334mm.

General Editor

Chris Jones

Lead Researcher & Online editor

Maree Shirota

This website was produced in connection with a UC Summer Research Scholarship project, 'A Lineage Abroad: Canterbury's Medieval Manuscript Roll', undertaken during the summer of 2012/13.

Summer Research Scholarship Supervisor

Chris Jones (History Department)

Macmillan Brown Library

Jill Durney (Manager)
Bronwyn Matthews (Special Collections Librarian)

Web Developer

Marie Johnson


Duncan Shaw-Brown & Eve Welch

Visual Resources Technician

Douglas Horrell

Information for Citation: Jones, C., Shirota, M., Johnson, M., Shaw-Brown, D. and Welch, E. (2013) Canterbury Roll. Digital Facsimile with Commentary.

The editors are grateful to Professor Emeritus Ralph A. Griffiths, OBE (University of Swansea, UK) for his valuable advice.

Maree would like to acknowledge the financial assistance of the NZ Federation of Graduate Women, who provided a travel grant that enabled her to deliver a paper based on the project at the ANZAMEMS International Conference in Melbourne, Australia, in February 2013. She would also like to thank James Smithies, Amelia Dole, and the postgraduate History students of 2012/13 for their encouragment and support.

All images are © University of Canterbury unless otherwise stated. They must not be reproduced in any medium without prior permission.

Last update: 9 April 2013

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