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The Canterbury Roll Project:
The Canterbury Roll – A Digital Edition

First published in 2017 by
University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140

Text copyright © 2017 the authors as named. Images copyright the institutions and individuals as credited.

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ISBN 978-1-98-850307-3

A catalogue record for this Digital Edition is available from the National Library of New Zealand. This Digital Edition is copyright. Except for the purpose of fair review, no part may be stored or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including recording or storage in any information retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publishers.


Christchurch, University of Canterbury MS 1 ("The Canterbury Roll") and all images of the manuscript remain © University of Canterbury.

Permission to reproduce Christchurch, University of Canterbury MS 1 ("The Canterbury Roll") in whole or in part in any medium must be sought in advance from UC Library.

The manuscript is not available to download offline either in part or as a whole. Images suitable for reproduction in publications will be made available on request; images at the DPI used to produce the Digital Edition are not available on request.


The TEI code is available for consultation on request for purposes of review and comment. For terms of use, please contact the Project’s Digital Humanities Consultant. For copyright reasons, as the transcription and translation are embedded within it, the code will not be posted publicly with the release of Stage 1.

1919 Edition

Arnold Wall's Handbook is out of copyright. Under New Zealand copyright law, authorial copyright for printed books lapses 50 years from the death of the author. In this case the book became copyright free on 30 March 2016. The OCR version available on this site was produced by the UC Arts Digital Lab in October 2017.

Permission is given for the OCR version to be downloaded, shared, and reproduced.

To the extent possible under law, UC Arts Digital Lab has waived all copyright and related or neighbouring rights to Handbook to the Maude Roll: Being a XVth century MS. Genealogy of the British and English Kings from Noah to Edward IV., with Marginal History, edited and translated by Arnold Wall. Christchurch: Whitcombe and Tombs, 1919 – OCR Version. This work is published from: New Zealand

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To access the full functionality of the Digital Edition, users will requires browser software with the following minimum specifications: Safari 8.0, Chrome 30, Internet Explorer 9, or Mozilla Firefox 30.

The Digital Edition webpage has been tested on Windows and MacOS using: Chrome 54, Safari 11.0, Mozilla Firefox 52, and Internet Explorer 11.

For the optimum viewing experience, we recommend viewing the Digital Edition using Chrome or Safari. Users who employ Internet Explorer will be able to access most features but the Digital Edition has not been optimized to work with IE; some CRN zones may remain inaccessible. In addition, some pages of the Canterbury Roll Project website may not display correctly.


The Canterbury Roll Project website and Digital Edition may, periodically, be unavailable due to maintenance. They may also, at some future date, no longer be publicly available, either permanently or for undisclosed periods. Website content may change without notice. So far as the law permits, the University of Canterbury does not guarantee permanent access to the Canterbury Roll Project website or to any of its components, and disclaims all liability for damages that may result from the use of the Canterbury Roll website.

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Last updated: 20 December 2017