Scriptorium: Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts Online

Scriptorium: Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts Online comprises a digital archive of manuscript miscellanies – notebooks, diaries, commonplace books, collections of verse, prose and practical information, and so on – from the period c. 1450-1720. It also includes interactive research and teaching resources for late medieval and early modern manuscript studies.

Browsable and searchable digital facsimiles of manuscript miscellanies and commonplace books from c. 1450-1720, with accompanying descriptions, transcriptions and bibliographies.

An interactive teaching resource on the handwriting of the late medieval and early modern periods, for those new to the study of medieval and early modern palaeography, and also for more experienced users.

A selection of interactive, descriptive and downloadable resources on manuscript studies, such as essays, bibliographies, databases and links to other resources.