We thank the following persons who have assisted us as we have prepared this volume: Peter Blayney, Mary Chan, The Bishop of London, the Rt. Revd. and Rt. Hon. Dr. Richard Chartres, Ellen Cordes, Alan Farmer, Susan Felch, Patricia Gallagher, Stephen Greenberg, Dr. John Gurney of the Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts, Margaret Hannay, Samantha Heller, Elaine Hobby, David Kastan, Roger Kuin, Lydia K. Lake, Lisa Ann Libby, Paula Loscocco, Michael Mallick, Ann Mitchell, Lord Salisbury, Edgar Samuel, Lois Schwoerer, James Shapiro, Victor Skretkowicz, Timothy Wales, Robin Harcourt Williams, Susanne Woods, and Georgianna Ziegler. We also thank Barnard College for a research grant to help cover our costs.