Town Waits and their Tunes By Professor Joseph C. Bridge
The Waits: A Short Historical Study by Lyndesay Langwill
Dublin “City Music” from 1456 to 1786 By W. H. Grattan Flood
The Waits By F. A. Hadland
A Point of View – An Eye For Detail By Professor Lisa Jardine
Secular Musicians in Late Medieval England Thesis by Prof. Richard Rastall (pdf)
The Early History of the Town Waits by Prof. Richard Rastall (pdf)
The origin of The Town Waits, and the myth of the watchman-turned-musician by Prof. Richard Rastall (pdf)
Pipers and waits in the English royal households, c1290-1475: issues of identity and function by Prof. Richard Rastall (pdf)
The Dover Wait – His part in clarifying the early history of the waits James Merryweather, 11th May 2004.
The Minstrels’ Pillar in St. Mary’s Church, Beverley by James Merryweather
Prof. Bridge, Washington Irving & The Waits by James Merryweather
Henry Halewood – Bagpiper and Liverpool Town Wait 1571-1589 by James Merryweather
Liber Niger Domus Regis by James Merryweather
Quantz Was A Wait by James Merryweather
Neckham by James Merryweather (including “Neckham: A Mystery Solved”, by Richard Rastall)
Why Wait? by James Merryweather
The York Waits’ Chains by James Merryweather
Hora decima: The Musical Theology of the Stadtpfeifer by Timothy A Collins DMA. (pdf)
This article originally appeared in the Spring 2003 issue of Cross Accent: the Journal of the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians. It appears here with permission courtesy of the author.
The Ripon Waits in the Seventeenth Century by Pamela Radford
Tielman Susato – Danserye London Pro Musica Edition
Update to James Merryweather’s book, ‘York Music’.