Great Britain

Great Britain


  • Region

    Europe
  • Country

    Great Britain
  • Cities

    Durham, Parkminster, and South Brent
  • Repositories

    Durham Cathedral, Durham University, Ushaw College, Syon Abbey (now held at: Exeter University Library), and St. Hugh’s Charterhouse
  • Languages

    Latin, English, French, Arabic, German, Anglo-Saxon, Greek, Italian, Anglo-Norman, Spanish, and Turkish
  • Project Dates

    1985-1989

In the 1980s, HMML microfilmed about 700 manuscripts at five libraries in Great Britain: Durham Cathedral, Durham University, Ushaw College, Syon Abbey (now housed at Exeter University), and St. Hugh’s Charterhouse. These are collections rich with medieval manuscripts, the earliest dating to the 8th century.

The River Wear below Durham Cathedral The River Wear below Durham Cathedral
12th-c. Bible in Latin, Durham Cathedral Library (<a href='https://w3id.org/vhmml/readingRoom/view/79690'>England 41</a>) 12th-c. Bible in Latin, Durham Cathedral Library (England 41)
Cassiodorus, Exposition on the Psalms, 8th-c., Durham Cathedral Library (<a href='https://w3id.org/vhmml/readingRoom/view/80092'>England 191</a>) Cassiodorus, Exposition on the Psalms, 8th-c., Durham Cathedral Library (England 191)
12th-c. collection of works of Lawrence of Durham, Durham University Library (<a href='https://w3id.org/vhmml/readingRoom/view/80445'>England 401</a>) 12th-c. collection of works of Lawrence of Durham, Durham University Library (England 401)
Durham Cathedral Durham Cathedral
12th-c. book of sermons in Latin, Durham Cathedral Library (<a href='https://w3id.org/vhmml/readingRoom/view/80012'>England 179</a>) 12th-c. book of sermons in Latin, Durham Cathedral Library (England 179)
11th-c. Bible in Latin, Durham Cathedral Library (<a href='https://w3id.org/vhmml/readingRoom/view/79553'>England 4</a>) 11th-c. Bible in Latin, Durham Cathedral Library (England 4)
St. Hugh's Charterhouse, Parkminster, West Sussex St. Hugh's Charterhouse, Parkminster, West Sussex

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