As a proper noun chronicles
is (biblical) one of the two books of chronicles in the old testament of the bible sometimes abbreviated as chr or.
As a verb tales is
From (etyl) plural of
(legal) A person available to fill vacancies in a jury.
(legal) A book or register of people available to fill jury vacancies.
(legal) A writ to summon people to court to fill vacancies in a jury.
* tales book