This vast catalogue of the possessions of the Henry VIII on his death in 1547 contains c.18,000 entries; these range from the Crown jewels to bandages for the kings ulcerated leg! The Inventory provides a huge amount of information for historians on the material success of Henry and his forebears, as well as being of practical help in identifying surviving objects as the king's or otherwise. The transcript is accompanied by a historical introduction, notes on the transcription and an exhaustive index. It will be followed in the future by Volumes II and III, which will contains essays on the contents of the inventory.
eBook The Inventory of King Henry VIII