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  • English copy of William of Malmesbury’s Deeds of t...

    Manuscript

    William of Malmesbury’s (b. c. 1095, d. c. 1143) Deeds of the Kings of the English focuses on political events and ruler...

  • Laws of the Londoners

    Manuscript

    By the end of the 12th century, French was commonly used as an administrative and legal language in England alongside La...

  • Laȝamon's Roman de Brut

    Manuscript

    Laȝamon’s Brut is a translation and reworking of an earlier text, Roman de Brut, written by Wace in around 1155. The Rom...

  • Middle English Bestiary

    Manuscript

    This manuscript contains a copy of the Physiologus, a collection of stories about animals and plants. It is the basis fo...

  • 'Sumer is icumen in'

    Manuscript

    'Sumer Is Icumen In', a musical composition for several voices, was probably composed at Reading Abbey around the middle...