Resources

The following pages provide an introduction to each of the resources included in Manuscripts Online. Not all of the resources are currently available for searching just yet, but they will become avilable at the end of the project on January 31st.

Resource Description Source Types
The Auchinleck Manuscript thumbnail

The Auchinleck Manuscript

The Auchinleck Manuscript provides a unique insight into the English language and literature that Chaucer and his generation grew up with and were influenced by
  • Literary Manuscripts
The Norman Blake Editions of the Canterbury Tales thumbnail

The Norman Blake Editions of the Canterbury Tales

Online editions of seven manuscripts of Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales
  • Literary Manuscripts
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British History Online

The digital library of primary and secondary sources for the history of Britain, from the Middle Ages to c.1900.
  • Official Documents
  • Literary Manuscripts
British Library Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts thumbnail

British Library Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts

Descriptions and images of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in the British Library, one of the richest collections in the world
  • Literary Manuscripts
British Literary Manuscripts Online, Medieval and Renaissance thumbnail

British Literary Manuscripts Online, Medieval and Renaissance

British Literary Manuscripts Online: Medieval & Renaissance offers students and researchers unprecedented online access to 565,000 page images and descriptions of rare manuscripts, c.1100 to 1660
  • Literary Manuscripts
Cause Papers in the Diocesan Courts of the Archbishopric of York, 1300-1858 thumbnail

Cause Papers in the Diocesan Courts of the Archbishopric of York, 1300-1858

Cause papers relating to disputes over matrimony, defamation, tithes, probate, breach of faith by the clergy, and church rights heard between 1300 and 1858 in the Church Courts of the diocese of York
  • Official Documents
The Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse thumbnail

The Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse

A collection of transcriptions of 13th, 14th and 15th century texts in Middle English.
  • Literary Manuscripts
  • Non-literary Manuscripts
Early English Books Online - Text Creation Partnership thumbnail

Early English Books Online - Text Creation Partnership

Standardized, accurate XML/SGML encoded electronic text editions of early printed books.
  • Literary Printed Books
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Europa Inventa

A database of information about several hundred medieval manuscripts held in major Australian libraries, galleries and museums
  • Literary Manuscripts
  • Non-literary Manuscripts
Geographies of Orthodoxy: Mapping Pseudo-Bonaventuran Lives of Christ, 1350-1550 thumbnail

Geographies of Orthodoxy: Mapping Pseudo-Bonaventuran Lives of Christ, 1350-1550

Geographies of Orthodoxy offers the scholarly community a range of electronic resources with which to enhance research on the texts of the English pseudo-Bonaventuran tradition
  • Literary Manuscripts
Imagining History: Perspectives on late medieval vernacular historiography thumbnail

Imagining History: Perspectives on late medieval vernacular historiography

The first large-scale collaborative investigation of the manuscripts of the Middle English Prose Brut chronicle, arguably the most prolificly disemminated secular text of the English Middle Ages.
  • Literary Manuscripts
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Late Medieval English Scribes

Descriptions and illustrations of the scribal handwriting of all medieval and early modern manuscripts of English works by Geoffrey Chaucer, John Trevisa, John Gower, William Langland and Thomas Hoccleve
  • Literary Manuscripts
Linguistic Geographies: The Gough Map of Great Britain thumbnail

Linguistic Geographies: The Gough Map of Great Britain

An interactive, searchable edition of the Gough Map, one of the earliest maps to show Britain in a geographically-recognizable form.
  • Maps and Works of Art
Manuscripts of the West Midlands thumbnail

Manuscripts of the West Midlands

A Catalogue of Vernacular Manuscript Books of the English West Midlands, c. 1300 - c. 1475
  • Literary Manuscripts
  • Non-literary Manuscripts
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Middle English Dictionary

A comprehensive dictionary of Middle English lexicon and usage.
  • Literary Manuscripts
  • Non-literary Manuscripts
The Middle English Grammar Corpus (MEG-C) thumbnail

The Middle English Grammar Corpus (MEG-C)

The Middle English Grammar Corpus (MEG-C) consists of samples of Middle English texts, transcribed from manuscript or facsimile reproduction.
  • Literary Manuscripts
  • Non-literary Manuscripts
  • Official Documents
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Middle English Texts Series

A series of Middle English texts which have not been readily available in student editions.
  • Literary Manuscripts
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The National Archives

Descriptions of records created by central government and the courts of law of England and Wales.
  • Official Documents
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Parker on the Web

An interactive, web-based workspace designed to support use and study of the manuscripts in the historic Parker Library at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge
  • Literary Manuscripts
Production and Use of English Manuscripts: 1060-1220 thumbnail

Production and Use of English Manuscripts: 1060-1220

A catalogue of all known manuscripts which contain English dated from c. 1060 to 1220
  • Literary Manuscripts
  • Non-literary Manuscripts
The Taxatio thumbnail

The Taxatio

The taxatio database contains the valuation, plus related details, of the English and Welsh parish churches and prebends listed in the ecclesiastical taxation assessment of 1291-2.
  • Official Documents

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"Resources" Manuscripts Online (www.manuscriptsonline.org, version 1.0, 29 May 2017), https://www.manuscriptsonline.org/resources/