Middle English Language and Literature

Dictionaries and Language

Page from 12th c. manuscript of the “Ormulum”

Middle English Dictionary, University of Michigan
A Concise Dictionary of Middle English A-F
A Concise Dictionary of Middle English G-Q
A Glossary for the Works of Geoffrey Chaucer (Rivierside Edition)
Librarius Middle English Glossary
Chaucer’s Language
Teach Yourself to Read Chaucer’s Middle English

Early Middle English

A Linguistic Atlas of Early Middle English c.1150-1325
Early Middle English Society
First Middle English Primer: Extracts from Ancrene Riwle and Ormulum, Henry Sweet (1884)
The Ormulum with Notes and Glossary, Robert Holt (1878)


TEAMS: Middle English Text Series
The Robin Hood Project
Visualizing Chaucer
The Geoffrey Chaucer Website
Middle English Romances
METRO: Middle English Teaching Resources Online
The Pearl-Poet Page
Web Resources for Pearl-Poet Study, University of Calgary
Geoffrey Chaucer Hath a Blog