Manx National Heritage

Special thanks go to Wendy Thirkettle, Archivist at the Manx Museum, for her kind assistance. 

Isle of Man Post Office

Many thanks to the team at Isle of Man Stamps & Coins for helping us to celebrate this anniversary with a set of stamps.

A Manx Note Book

Thanks to Frances Coakley for compiling this hugely useful resource:

Further Reading

The Stanleys

Bennett, Michael J.: 'English rule confirmed: the Isle of Man 1389-1406', in: A New History of the Isle of Man, Volume 3: The Medieval Period 1000-1406, ed. by Sean Duffy and Harold Mytum (Liverpool University Press: Liverpool, 2015)

Coward, Barry: The Stanleys, Lords Stanley and Earls of Derby 1385-1672: The origins, wealth and power of a landowning family (Manchester University Press: Manchester, 1983)

'STANLEY, John (d. 1437), of Knowsley and Lathom, Lancs., lord of the Isle of Man', in: The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1386-1421), ed. by J.S. Roskell, L. Clark, C. Rawcliffe (1993) (accessed online 6th July 2017:

Manx Note Book, Volume 3 (January 1887) (

Transmission History

A Bibliographical Account of Works Relating to the Isle of Man, compiled and edited by William Cubbon (Victoria Press: Douglas, 1933) (accessed online 6th July 2017: