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  • Verse account of Magna Carta in the Chronicle of M...

    Manuscript

    One of the earliest accounts of the settlement reached at Runnymede is found in the Chronicle of Melrose Abbey. Melrose...

  • Vespasian Psalter

    Manuscript

    The Vespasian Psalter is an early copy of a Latin revision of the Psalms (the Romanum or Roman version) associated with...

  • William de la Dene, Historia Roffensis

    Manuscript

    The Historia Roffensis (History of Rochester) is a biographical chronicle in Latin, written at Rochester Cathedral Prior...

  • William of Jumièges, Deeds of the Norman Dukes

    Manuscript

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

  • Winchcombe Chronicle

    Manuscript

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

  • Winchester Psalter

    Manuscript

    The calendar in this elaborate copy of the Book of Psalms suggests that it was made at Winchester’s Old Minster during t...

  • Ælfric's Colloquy

    Manuscript

    Ælfric’s Colloquy is a dialogue between a schoolteacher and his pupils. ‘Colloquy’ simply means ‘conversation’. Dating f...

  • Ælfric’s Grammar

    Manuscript

    Around the year 998, Ælfric of Eynsham produced a Grammar, written in Old English, but designed primarily to explain Lat...

  • Ælfwine’s Prayerbook

    Manuscript

    Many manuscripts reveal a surprising amount about their makers and owners. One such is this small prayer book, which mea...

  • Æthelstan Psalter

    Manuscript

    According to an inscription on one of the manuscript’s pages, this small copy of the Psalms was once owned by Æthelstan,...