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Medieval History

This guide will help you with your research for Medieval History.

Print Sources

How do I find primary sources in the library?

  1. To get you started, go to Library Catalog
  2. Copy the following search string
  3. (source* or reading*) and (medieval or "middle ages")
  4. add your specific topic, such as ' and sex* '
  5. This should find you primary sources on that topic - if not change your words.

Some useful books containing primary sources are:

English Historical Documents / general editor, David C. Douglas. Reference DA26. E56 1996

(also available electronically:

English historical documents [electronic resource] / Volume 1, c. 500-1042 edited by Dorothy Whitelock.

English historical documents [electronic resource] / Volume 2, 1042-1189 edited by David C. Douglas and George W. Greenaway.

English historical documents [electronic resource] / Volume 3, 1189-1327 edited by Harry Rothwell.

Gender and sexuality in the Middle Ages : a medieval source documents reader / edited by Martha A. Brozyna. Second Floor HQ1075. G463

Carolingian civilization : a reader / edited by Paul Edward Dutton. Second Floor DC70. A1C37

Medieval saints : a reader / edited by Mary-Ann Stouck. Second Floor BX4654. M42

Medieval towns : a reader / edited by Maryanne Kowaleski. Second Floor HT115. M43

The Crusades : a reader / edited by S.J. Allen and Emilie Amt. Second Floor D151. C78

Medieval England 1000-1500 : a reader / edited by Emilie Amt. Second Floor DA170. M42

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