New content and new look: Medieval Sources Online

MMSO base bigMedieval Sources Online, produced by Manchester University Press, has had a make-over.

A newer and fresher platform offers RSS feeds and regular new content updates.


Manchester Medieval Sources Online

Even more exciting – and just in time for second-year UGs looking for thesis topics – Medieval Sources Online also has more content. Oxford users can now find 24 ebooks printing medieval primary sources in authoritative translations.

The latest additions are:

  • The world of El Cid: chronicles of the Spanish reconquest
  • Ottonian Germany: The chronicon of Thietmar of Merseburg
  • The lives of Thomas Becket
  • The English manor c.1200-c.1500
  • Popular protest in late-medieval Europe: Italy, France and Flanders
  • Joan of Arc: La pucelle
  • Saints and cities in medieval Italy
  • Eleventh-century Germany: The Swabian Chronicles
  • History and politics in late Carolingian and Ottonian Europe: The Chronicle of Regino of Prüm and Adalbert of Magdeburg
  • Crime, law and society in the later Middle Ages
  • Monasticism in late-medieval England, c.1300-1535
  • Friars’ tales: Sermon Exempla from the British Isles
  • The Papal reform of the eleventh century: Lives of Pope Leo IX and Pope Gregory VII

Access is via SOLO and OxLIP+.

Other medieval sources online at Oxford:

Archive of Celtic-Latin Literature

British History Online

Corpus de Littérature Médiévale des origines a la fin du 15e siècle

Medieval and Early Modern Sources Online (MEMSO)

Medieval Family Life

Medieval Travel Writing

Parliament Rolls of Mediaeval England, 1275-1504 (SDE)

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