Resources

London has exceptional library collections for the study of palaeography and manuscripts. In addition, there are many great resources online for both beginners and more advanced researchers.

Libraries in London

The manuscript studies collections at Senate House Library provide an exceptional resource for the study of palaeography and related topics. The collections include facsimiles, sales catalogues, secondary literature and a range of manuscript material.

Manuscript Collections in London

The manuscript studies collections at Senate House Library include a range of pre-modern manuscript material that can be used for teaching. In addition there are many manuscript collections in London, these include, but are not limited to:

The British Library

College of Arms

Lambeth Palace Library

Lincoln’s Inn Library and Archives

Society of Antiquaries of London

The National Archives

University College London

V&A

Wellcome Collection

Further information about manuscript collections in London can be found in N. R. Ker, Medieval Manuscripts in British Libraries: I London (Oxford, 1969).