British Literary Manuscripts Online, Medieval and Renaissance
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An image database of medieval and renaissance manuscripts from a consortium of libraries
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Medieval Manuscripts in the Digital Age
Our manuscript collection includes most of the kinds of books used between 1000 and 1500 A.D.: prayer books and poetry, Bibles and political propaganda, philosophical works, and fantastic histories.
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[Eric Luttrell]. (2017, April 22). Chaucer (Part 1 of 3) Chaucer's England [Video File]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/dCEim-hH0kA
This is the first of three lectures about Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. It gives a brief history of events in England from the time of the Beowulf manuscript through Chaucer's lifetime that are relevant to the language and content of the Canterbury Tales.