Links to Other Resources

On-line resources related to languages of the British Isles in the late medieval period

A Linguistic Atlas of Late Mediaeval English
— eLALME: revised on-line version of LALME.

A Linguistic Atlas of Older Scots, I: 1380-1500
— LAOS1: a linguistic atlas covering the Early Scots and the first half early Middle Scots periods.

Middle English Dictionary
— The principal dictionary of English for the period 1100 to 1500.

Middle English Grammar Project
— aims at a description of Middle English orthography, morphology and phonology.

Middle English Scribal Texts Programme
— aims to place Middle English linguistic variation in its historical, social and material context; this programme now subsumes the Middle English Grammar Project.

Dictionary of Old English
— describes and defines the vocabulary of the English Language from 650 to 1150.*

Oxford English Dictionary
— the major dictionary for the English Language.*

Historical Thesaurus of English
— English words from Old English to the Present in a searchable thesaurus. Also accessible through the Oxford English Dictionary above.

Thesaurus of Old English
— A searchable database of Old English words.

Lexilogos: Old English
— A gallimafray of links to older dictionaries of Old Englsh (including those of Bosworth - Toller, Clark-Hall and Sweet), grammars and a selection of texts.

An Icelandic-English Dictionary by Richard Cleasby and Gudbrand Vigfusson
— searchable online, indexed with TIFF and PNG image scans, and HTML text conversion.

Anglo-Norman Dictionary
— a dictionary of French used in Britain between 1066 and ca 1450.

Dictionary of the Scots Language
— Includes A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue, 1150-1700.


*Note: Subscriber-only access. Nevertheless, if you do not have a personal subscription, you may be able to access this resource through your university, college or other library.