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Providing easy access to digital history sources, Manchester Medieval Sources Online brings essential texts from the Manchester Medieval Sources series to students and academics all over the world.

From the terror of the Black Death to the drama of the Norman invasion, Manchester Medieval Sources brings alive the reality of life in the medieval world through these first hand accounts, many translated into English for the first time. The series is also unique in providing extensive introductory and explanatory material which will enable a beginner in the area to understand the variety of interpretations the sources have had, and any linguistic problems that have been controversial.





The platform hosts a wealth of content…


Plus many more…For a full list of the 34 titles in the series, please visit the series homepage.

Recent inclusions to MMSO:

2015 – 2017


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New for 2018

Towns in Medieval England – translated and edited by Gervase Rosser

Noble Society – translated and edited by Jonathan R. Lyon




Series editors: Rosemary Horrox, University of Cambridge and Simon MacLean, University of St Andrews.


How to access Manchester Medieval Sources Online? 

Manchester Medieval Sources online is available via ingentaconnect and includes DRM-free chapter downloads and IP authenticated, Athens, Shibboleth and proxy access.

There are two methods of purchase:

Option 1

One off purchase of current year content and all archive (multi user, single site access*)
The 2016 MMSO collection (content for subsequent years can be bought as further one off purchase bundles)

Take me to the purchase page: Purchase collection

To see the online license:  Archive online licence

Option 2

Annual subscription (multi user, single site access*)

Annual subscription allows access to all content (including archive) for that year. If an institution ends a subscription, no post cancellation access will be granted.

Take me to the subscription page: Subscribe

Take me to the online licence: Subscription online licence

*The purchase applies to one institution operating on one site, irrespective of size. Discounts are available on further purchases on behalf of multiple sites.


Who to Contact? 

If you’re interested in purchasing the current year content and archive, please contact Shelly Turner for pricing information.

Alternatively, and for all subscription enquires, please contact Turpin Distribution for more details on placing an order:

Turpin Distribution
Pegasus Drive, Stratton Business Park
Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 8TQ, UK
Tel +44 (0) 1767 604978 Fax +44 (0) 1767 601640
[email protected]

Online Access

If your institution does not already hold an ingentaconnect registration, you can register and activate  your institutional journal subscriptions by going to: MMSO Institutional registration and subscription activation




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