FMG member Chris Phillips has been working for many years to provide abstracts of the medieval feet of fines that have not otherwise been published. Chris has published an introductory article at which is an update on his 2012 article in in Foundations (vol.4) where he explains the origin of the term "foot of fine" and how they can be interpreted and used in medieval genealogy.

This is Chris's own project and the outputs can be viewed on his website at This includes the abstracts themselves, links to digitised images of the original documents, and a listing of those fines that have been published elsewhere. Part of the work has received financial support from the FMG.

Page updated March 2017

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