English, Middle

Alliterative Morte Arthure
Text of the alliterative Morte Arthure at the University of Virginia Library Electronic Text Center.
Brut (Cotton Otho C.XIII)
Middle English poetry by Layamon, fl. 1200. Published 1205. Etext by UVa Library.
Brut (MS Cotton Caligula)
Text by Layamon, fl.1200, published 1205. Etext by UVa Library.
Brut TOC (MS Cotton Caligula)
Table of Contents for etext of Layamon’s Brut (published 1205). EText by UVa Library.
Brut TOC (MS Cotton Otho)
Table of Contents for etext of Layamon’s Brut (published 1205). Etext by UVa Library.
Canterbury Tales
Text of Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, Published 1387-1394. University of Virginia Library Electronic Text Center ca. 1320 kilobytes.
Canterbury Tales, Modern Spelling
The general prologue and four marriage tales. In oringinal words with modern spelling by Michael Murphy.
Canterbury Tales TOC
Table of Contents for The Canterbury Tales, at UVa’s etext center.
Chancery English
Table of Contents of an anthology of Chancery English, 1384-1462. Etext version by University of Virginia.
Chancery English Anthology
English Chancery texts published between 1384-1462. Electronic version by the University of Virginia Library Electronic Text Center.
Chaucer: An Annotated Guide to Online Resources
A large collection of links to sites with commentary on, images, texts, and bibliographies of Chaucer’s work and times.
Chaucer and Spain
Contains many articles on the Spanish influences on Chaucer’s life and works. (English language)
Chaucer Bibliography
A helpful and varied Canterbury Tales bibliography by Michael Hanly.
Chaucer Bibliography
A very extensive, well organized bibliograpy of works relating to Chaucer’s work and times. By Stepher R. Reimer.
Chaucer MetaPage
Collection of online Chaucer resources: links to texts and sites about Chaucer and his times.
Confessio Amantis
Middle English poetry of John Gower(1325?-1408) Published: 1390-1393. Etext by UVa Library.
Confessio amantis TOC
Table of Contents of John Gower’s Confessio amantis, etext by UVa Library.
Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse
An extensive collection of Middle English Literature with several searching tools. Hosted by the University of Michigan.
Everyman
Text of “Everyman,” electronic version by University of Virginia Library.
Harley lyrics
Text of the Harley lyrics, electronic version by University of Virginia Library.
Harley lyrics TOC
The Table of Contents for the Harley lyrics, electronic version by University of Virginia Library.
Henryson, Robert, Minor Poems
Middle English peotry of Robert Henryson, 1430?-1506? Published c. 1480. Etext by UVa Library.
House of Fame
This electronic edition was prepared and marked up in HTML by Walter Stewart.
International John Gower Society
The John Gower Society (JGS) is dedicated to the study of the 14th century poet John Gower. The Society promotes and encourages this study in several ways. The society publishes the John Gower Newsletter (JGN) twice annually.
Medieval Electronic Text Annotated Bibliography
A searchable index of primary works.
Medieval English Literature: 1350-1485
Texts of a variety of Middle English literature, including plays and lyrics, and related articles at the Luminarium.
Medieval Forum
Medieval Forum, an electronic journal for the promotion of scholarship in Middle English Literature, is dedicated to providing a venue for the free exchange of ideas in a collegial, public forum environment.
Middle English Collection Search
Search engine of the Universtiy of Virginia’s Middle English Collection.
Middle English Compendium
The Compendium encompases an electronic version of the Middle English Dictionary, a HyperBibliography of Middle English prose and verse, as well as an extensive and reliable collection of Middle English electronic texts.
Morall fabillis of Esope the Phrygian
Middle English poetry of Robert Henryson, 1430?-1506? Published 1450. Etext by UVa Library.
National Library of Scotland
Fully digitized and translated copies of the Chapman and Myllar Prints, the first printed books in Scotland (1508). Most of the 11 works are written or attributed to Medieval Scottish poets Robert Henryson and William Dunbar. Includes Golagros and Gawane,
Octovian (Cambridge, University Library, MS Ff.2.38)
Anonymous text published 1350-1375. Electronic version by University of Virginia Library.
Octovian (Lincoln, Dean and Chapter Library, MS 91)
Anonymous text published 1350-1375. Etext by the University of Virginia Library.
Orpheus and Eurydice
Middle English poetry of Robert Henryson, 1430?-1506? Published c. 1480. Etext by UVa Library.
Owl and the nightingale (Cotton ms)
Anonymous text, published 1190-1210. Etext by the University of Virginia Library.
Owl and the nightingale (Jesus College, Oxford MS 29)
Anonymous text published 1190-1210. Etext by University of Virginia Library.
Paston letters and papers of the fifteenth century, Part I
Paston family letters written 1425-1496, published c.1420-1504. Etext by UVa Library.
Paston letters and papers TOC
Table of Contents for the Paston family letters and papers of the fifteenth century, Part 1. Etext by UVa Library.
Pearl
Anonymous text published 1400. Etext by University of Virginia Library.
Piers Plowman
Middle English text by William Langland, 1330?-1400? Published 1377-1379. Etext by UVa Library.
Piers Plowman
A basic introduction to William Langand and his Middle English text, Piers Plowman. Includes links to Piers Plowman and a William Langand homepage.
Piers Plowman TOC
Table of Contents for the Vision of Piers Plowman by William Langland, 1330?-1400? Etext by UVa Library.
Robin Hood
A vast amount of resources on the Robin Hood legend from the early ballads to modern movies. Includes articles on the history and development of the legend, historical outlaws, picture gallery, some ballads, and a “Beginner’s Guide.”
Romaunt of the Rose
Digitization project at the University of Glasgow.
Sawles warde
An early Middle English homily. Bodley, Royal and Cotton mss. Published 1240. Etext by University of Virginia Library.
Siege of Jerusalem
Anonymous text, published c. 1390-1400. Etext by the University of Virginia library.
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Text of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, electronic version by University of Virginia Library.
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight TOC
The Table of Contents for the etext of SGGK at University of Virginia Library.
Testament of Cresseid
Middle English poetry by Robert Henryson, 1430?-1506? Published in 1480. Etext by UVa Library.
Testament of Love
An etext of the original and a translation of Thomas Usk’s Testament of Love.
Towneley plays
Re-edited from the unique ms.: George England, published 1460. Electronic version by UVa Library.
Towneley plays TOC
Table of Contents for text of Towneley plays.
Tretis of the twa mariit women and the wedo
Middle English poetry by William Dunbar, 1460?-1520? Work published in 1508. Etext by UVa Library.
Troilus and Criseyde
This work of Geoffrey Chaucer was published in 1385. Converted to etext by University of Virginia Library Electronic Text Center.
Troilus and Criseyde TOC
Table of Contents for the etext version of Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde.
Troilus and Criseyde, Modern Spelling
Both abbreviated and unabbreviated forms of Troilus and Criseyde plus the medieval sequel, The Testament of Cresseid. In the original words with modern spelling.
York Plays
Electronic text of The York plays, published 1440, by the UVa Library Etext Center.
York plays TOC
Table of Contents for the etext of the York plays at the UVa library.

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