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Manuscript Created date: 1st half of the 13th century–c. 1291
William of Malmesbury’s (b. c. 1095, d. c. 1143) Deeds of the Kings of the English focuses on political events and ruler...
Manuscript Created date: 1st quarter of the 13th century
By the end of the 12th century, French was commonly used as an administrative and legal language in England alongside La...
Manuscript Created date: 1250–1300, possibly after 1275
Laȝamon’s Brut is a translation and reworking of an earlier text, Roman de Brut, written by Wace in around 1155. The Rom...
Manuscript Created date: 1275–1300
This manuscript contains a copy of the Physiologus, a collection of stories about animals and plants. It is the basis fo...
Manuscript Created date: 3rd quarter of the 13th century
'Sumer Is Icumen In', a musical composition for several voices, was probably composed at Reading Abbey around the middle...