Author:James Gairdner

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James Gairdner
CB, Scottish archivist and historian, assistant keeper of the Public Record Office, London
This author wrote articles for the Dictionary of National Biography, and the list on this page is complete to 1901.
Articles written by this author are designated in the DNB by the initials "J. G."
This author wrote articles for the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
Articles attributed to this author are designated in EB1911 by the initials "J. Ga."


  • The Paston letters, A.D. 1422-1509 (1874, with subsequent editions)
  • The historical collections of a citizen of London in the fifteenth century (1876) (external scan)
  • England (1879) (external scan)
  • Three fifteenth-century chronicles, with historical memoranda by John Stowe, the antiquary, and contemporary notes of occurrences written by him in the reign of Queen Elizabeth (1880) (external scan)
  • The houses of Lancaster and York, with the conquest and loss of France (1887) (external scan)
  • Sailing directions for the circumnavigation of England, and for a voyage to the straits of Gibraltar (from a 15th century ms.) (1889) (external scan)
  • Henry the Seventh (1909, c1889) (external scan)
  • History of the life and reign of Richard the Third, to which is added the story of Perkin Warbeck : from original documents (1898) (external scan)
  • Lollardy and the reformation in England : an historical survey (1908-13) in 4 vols. (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2, 3, 4)
  • Memorials of Henry VII.

Contributions to the Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900[edit]

Contributions to EB1911[edit]

Works about Gairdner[edit]

Works by this author published before January 1, 1924 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.