New E-Resource : British Literary Manuscripts Online, Medieval and Renaissance

We are pleased to announce that Cambridge University members now have access to British Literary Manuscripts Online, Medieval and Renaissance via this direct link.

Please note British Literary Manuscripts Online is published in two parts. We have access to the earlier part only (Medieval and Renaissance).

From the publisher website:

British Literary Manuscripts Online, Medieval and Renaissance presents facsimile images of a range of literary manuscripts — including letters, poems, stories, plays, chronicles, religious writings, and other materials — from roughly 1120 to 1660.

Consisting primarily of works in Middle and Early Modern English, British Literary Manuscripts Online: Medieval and Renaissance is an essential resource for any student of those historical eras. Scholars can have online access to the original manuscripts of seminal literary, religious, and philosophical texts and trace the prevailing social and cultural attitudes of the times through important historical documents like the letters of Alcuin and Lanfranc and the chronicles of Waverly, Glastonbury, St Martin’s, and Lichfield.

Also available to access via the Databases A-Z.

Access to this archive is enabled initially up to 31 December 2022 only.

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