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  • Psalter with a Latin gloss

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd half of the 12th century

    An extensive commentary is included in this Psalter, or book of Psalms, probably made in Eastern France during the secon...

  • Psalter with an Anglo-Norman gloss

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd half of the 12th century

    After William the Conqueror’s invasion of England in 1066, a dialect of French known as Anglo-Norman became one of the d...

  • Ralph de Diceto, Opuscula

    Manuscript Created date: c. 1195

    The Opuscula (little works) was a collection of material about history, compiled by Ralph de Diceto (d. c. 1200) at St P...

  • Rochester copy of William of Malmesbury's Deeds of...

    Manuscript Created date: 4th quarter of the 12th century–1st quarter of the 13th century

    The Deeds of the Kings of the English was written by the Anglo-Norman monk William of Malmesbury (b. c. 1095, d. c 1143)...

  • Rule of St Benedict

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd quarter of the 12th century

    Educated in Rome, St Benedict of Nursia (b. c. 480, d. c. 550) abandoned city life and withdrew to the vicinity of Subia...

  • Shaftesbury Psalter

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd quarter of the 12th century

    The book of Psalms was at the heart of medieval spirituality, and books containing them survive in more copies than any...

  • St Gregory the Great, Moralia in Job

    Manuscript Created date: 12th century–13th century

    The second of a two-volume set, this book contains the Old Testament Book of Job. It also includes part of St Gregory th...

  • St Jerome, Commentaries on Jeremiah and Ezekiel

    Manuscript Created date: 2nd quarter of the 12th century

    Saint Jerome (b. c. 347, d. 420), whose greatest work was the translation of the Bible into Latin, also wrote biblical c...

  • Symeon of Durham, De Exordio Ecclesiae Dunelmensis

    Manuscript Created date: 1st quarter of the 12th century

    Symeon of Durham (active c. 1090–c. 1128) was an English monk and historian, known for writing a number of chronicles, i...

  • The Melisende Psalter

    Manuscript Created date: c. 1131–43

    Though Queen Melisende's Psalter is probably not the earliest manuscript preserved from the Crusader Kingdom, it represe...

  • William of Jumièges, Deeds of the Norman Dukes

    Manuscript Created date: 1st quarter of the 12th century

    The Benedictine monk William of Jumièges (fl. 1026–1070) composed his historical account of the deeds of the Norm...

  • Winchcombe Chronicle

    Manuscript Created date: 1st half of the 12th century–1st quarter of the 14th century

    The Winchcombe Chronicle traces the history of Winchcombe Abbey in Gloucestershire from AD 1–1181. Winchcombe was a roya...