The Medieval Manuscript: How Documents Were Created in the Middle Ages

An illustrated prayer book or Bible was one of the most rare and valuable possessions a medieval person could own. The traditional image of a medieval manuscript is a highly illustrated and detailed document written in a beautiful hand. Creating and writing a medieval manuscript was a process which took weeks to complete, making written … Read moreThe Medieval Manuscript: How Documents Were Created in the Middle Ages

A History of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle

The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle is a series of chronological histories, dating from the ninth century to the twelfth century. Although only nine copies of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle survive, at one time, there were multiple copies of the Chronicle, which were distributed to religious houses throughout England, with further copies being made by monks. Once copies had been made … Read moreA History of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle