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ENGLAND * SCOTLAND * IRELAND * WALES

A Constitutional History of Modern England
Agrarian History of England and Wales
Assize Rolls 
Benet's Readers Encyclopedia
Book of Ulster Surnames
Burke's Commoners, Landed Gentry, Peerage
Calendarium Inquistionum Post Mortem
Court Records
Curia Regis Roll Census
Dictionary of Irish History
Elvins Mottoes Revised
European Society 1500 - 1700
Family Names of County Cork
General Armoury, Burke's
Highland Clans, Moncreiffe & Hicks
History of Congleton
History of Scotland, l-Vlll
Harleian Manuscripts
International Who's Who
Irish Families, MacLysaght
Kennedy's Book of Arms
Knights of England
More Irish Families
Norton Encyclopedia of Music
Papworth's Ordinary of British Armorials
Regesta Regum Scottorum
Scotch-Irish l-ll
Scots Kith and Kin
Scottish Family Histories
 Hanks and Hodges
Tartans of the Clans and families of
Scotland
The High Kings
The Surnames of Ireland, MacLysaght
Various Passenger Lists
Age of Conquest - Wales
A Heraldic Alphabet
An Ordinary of Arms - Scotland
Bede's Histories
Book of Kells
Brights of Suffolk
Cabinet of Irish Literature,1-111
Catholic Directory for Scotland
Clans Septs and Reg.s of the Scottish Highlands
Crozier's General Armoury 
Domesday Book
English Historical Facts 1603-1688
Falaise Roll
Fox-Davies various works
Genealogical Gleanings in England 1901
Highland Clearances
History of England, l-Vll
Hundreds Rolls
Inquisito Favidus
Ireland and Her People
Irish Pedigrees l-ll
Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland
Manorial Rolls
National Biography
Oxford Companion to Sports and Games
Pipe Rolls Y
Roll of the Battel Abbey
Scots Heraldry, Innes
Scottish Clan and Family Names
Surname dictionaries by Bardsley,
Reaney,Black
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle
The Celts
The Pictish Chronicle
The Wace Poem
Welsh Surnames, Morgan

GERMANY
Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung, 
Bahlow 
Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerton
Deutsches Namenlexikon, Bahlow
Fraenkische Familiennamen
Grosses Wappen Bilder Lexikon
Kneschke, Deutsches Adels Lexicon l-lX
Mecklenburgisches Namenbuchlein, Bahlow
Niederdeutsche Familiennamen
Schwabische Geschlechtsnamen, Kapff
Wuerttemberg Emigration Index
Die lippischen Familiennamen
Familiennamen der Ostschweiz
Familiennamen im badischen Oberland
Familiennamen in Ostfalen
Familiennamen in Tirol
Habsburg Monarchy
Mecklenburgisches Namenbuchlein, Bahlow
Nebst Tamellur, Tiroler Familiennamen
Oxford Companion to German Literature
Reitstap's Armorials
Sueddeutsche Familiennamen

FRANCE
Ancien Regime 
Tables for the French Colony of Louisiana 1699 - 1732  Coming of the French Revolution, The 
Complement au Dictionaire Genealogique Tanguay 
Dictionary of Canadian Biographies  French Canadians l-ll 
Genealogie des Familles de Terrebonne 
Genealogies des Familles de Saint-Simon, 1600-1900 
Huguenot Ancestry 
La France Moderne-Grand Dictionnaire Genealogique 
La Noblesse aux Etats de Bourgogne de 1350 a 1789 
Le livre d'or du Lyonnais 
Les Noms de Famille de France, Albert Dauzat 
Les Vieux Noms de France, Puymege 
Nobiliare de France 
Nos Origines en France 
Nouvelle Biographie General 1850-1860 
Oxford Companion to French Literature 
Quebec and its Historians 
Repertoire des Mariages de L'll D'Orleans, 1500-1900 
Richelieu's Desmarets and the Century of Louis XIV 
The French Canadians 1760 - 1967 
Who's Who in France
Le Grand Arrangement des Acadiens au Quebec

SPAIN/LATIN AMERICA
Apuntes de Nobiliaria y Nociones de Genealogia y Heraldica 
Elenco de Grandezas 
Encyclopedia of Latin America 
Nobiliario Espanol, Atienza 
Oxford companion to Spanish Literature 
South America, Central America and the Caribbean 
Who's Who among Hispanic Americans 
Titulos Nobiliarios Espanoles

OTHER COUNTRIES
Library of Congress 
Americans of Royal Descent 
Ancestral Roots of 60 Colonists 
Boltons American Armory 
Canadian Almanac and Directory 
Carleton Saga 
Census Records for the 19th Century 
Colombo's Canadian Quotations 
Debretts Texas Peerage
Old United Empire Loyalists Lists 
Scottish Tradition in Canada
Dictionary of Scottish Emigrants to Canada before Confederation 
Families of the South of Bonne Bay 
Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland 
Fatal Shore, Hughes 
Irish Emigrant Experience in Australia 
Library of Congress American and English Genealogies 
Loyalists in Ontario
Loyal She Remains

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