Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University Library, New Haven
MS Osborn fa56.
Bodleian Library, Oxford
MS Lat misc a.I.
MS Rawl D.506.
British Library, London
Additional MS 17970.
Additional MS 48343.
Lansdowne MS 99.
Stowe MS 75.
College of Arms, London
Num. Sch. 18/18.
Hatfield House Archives, Hatfield
MS CP 107/82.
Lambeth Palace Library, London
Lincolnshire Archives, Lincoln
The National Archives, Kew
Exchequer letters, SP 46/42.
Surrey History Centre, Woking
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