Project Status: OngoingPending

The Consistory Project aims to create a database and digital editions of all surviving records from the pre-1500 documents of the London Consistory Court. The court handled clerical cases on a wide variety of topics like debt, marriage, sin, and other issues. Cases were adjudicated by a clerical magistrate and the records were written in Latin. The project allows one to search by name, date, and place. Each record presents a case in both Latin and English translation with links to other records if they are present. As of 2020, the project has created records for over 125 of the 1100 extant records.

Resource details:

Resource Type: BibliographyCatalogSearchable DatabaseText: MedievalText: Modern

License: No Fee

Modern Language: English

Language of Modern Translation: English

Medieval content details:

Dates: 1400 - 1500

Type/Genre of Medieval Primary Source Material: CourtsLegal CodesTextual Evidence

Geopolitical Region: British Isles and IrelandEnglandEurope

Original Language: Latin