Suggested References and Bibliography for the Paston Letters

  • F Blomefield and C Parkin, History of Norfolk (London, 1805-1810)
  • Article in the Dictionary of National Biography
  • Norman Davis (ed.), Paston Letters and Papers Of The Fifteenth Century, (1971-1976, the authoritative version)
  • Richard Barber (ed.), The Pastons: The Letters of a Family in the Wars of the Roses (1981)
  • Frances and Joseph Gies, A Medieval Family: The Pastons of Fifteenth-Century England (1998)
  • Helen Castor, Blood and Roses: One family's struggle and triumph during the tumultuous Wars of the Roses (2006)
  • Diane Watt, 'Medieval Women's Writing' (Polity, 2008). Diane Watt (ed.), 'The Letters of the Paston Women', (Cambridge, 2004).
  • Paston Letters and Papers of the Fifteenth Century: Part III: Pt. 3 (Early English Text Society Supplementary ... by Richard Beadle and Colin Richmond (1 Jan 2005)
  • Paston Letters by James Gairdner (Feb 1983)
  • The Paston Family in the Fifteenth Century: Volume 2, Fastolf's Will: Fastolf's Will v. 2 by Colin Richmond (31 Oct 1996)
  • Exploring Paston Country, by Lucy Care and Jack Earl (20 May 2009)
  • The Paston Family in the Fifteenth Century: Volume 1, The First Phase (Cambridge Studies in English Legal History... by Colin Richmond (28 Sep 1990)
  • The Paston Letters, a (Volume 1) by James Gairdner (31 Dec 2011)
  • Private Life in the Fifteenth Century: Illustrated Letters of the Paston Family by Roger Virgoe (Oct 1989)
  • Blood Sisters: The Hidden Lives of the Women Behind the Wars of the Roses by Sarah Gristwood (13 Sep 2012)
  • Norfolk in the Civil War: A Portrait of a Society in Conflict by R.W.Ketton- Cremer (24 Oct 1985)
  • Norfolk Portraits, R. W. Ketton-Cremer, Faber and Faber, London, 1944,

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