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Anglo-Saxon History, a select Bibliography
A comprehensive general bibliography to Anglo-Saxon England. Titles are classified into both chronological and thematic reading lists. Where appropriate, titles are cross-referenced making it easy to navigate

Anonymous Old English Homilies
This page serves as a preliminary bibliography of source studies for Anonymous Old English Homilies

Battle of Maldon, a select bibliography
Editions and translations of the poem are arranged in chronological order whilst studies of the battle and the poem have been arranged in alphabetical order (with selected Bibliography) includes resources and events along with an introduction, a bibliography, a links page andan address book listing scholars of Bede who have volunteered to be listed

Beowulf, a select bibliography
A list of titles that cover scholarship relating to Beowulf published between 1979 and 1990

B.I.A.B British and Irish Archaeological Bibliography
A series of links to documents that present data on archaeological serial publications and publishers. The British and Irish Archaeological Bibliography issues an up-to-date printed guide to what is being published every six months. An internet-mounted database allows you to search for refernces published from 1695 to 1991


Dictionary of Medieval Latin from Celtic sources
DMLCS is an integrated database and dictionary project, designed to contribute to the fields of Patristic, Medieval, Celtic, and Latin studies by compiling and publishing suitable scholarly works, both in electronic and in conventional media

Modern English to Old English Vocabulary
A useful on-line service for those tired of leafing through……books


A.A.I.S.S. Association of Archaeological Illustrators and Surveyors
This site gives an overview of the association and a preview of some of the work their members produce. You can find out about membership to the association and the various careers and courses on offer to the archaeological illustrator

A.H.R.B. Arts and Humanities Research Board
The British Academy welcome page. Details are provided for the AHRB’s policy on funding for advanced research, postgraduate research and training and special funding for museums, libraries and galleries

British Academy (The)
Details are provided for the AHRB’s policy on funding for advanced research, postgraduate research and training and special funding for museums, libraries and galleries

CADW Welsh Historic Monuments
Homepage for CADW: Welsh Historic Monuments. The site provides an index to castles in Wales and you can find out about membership

English Heritage
The Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England and English Heritage united on 1 April 1999 to form a single lead body for the conservation, management, enjoyment and understanding of England’s historic environment (see above)

International Centre for Scientific Research
The CIRS-TM.ORG is one of the world’s reference portal for science, high ranked in the major search engines. It offers a wide range of relevant scientific resources : latest research news, science organizations in the world, directory of researchers, reference books, journals and magazines, libraries and bookshops, prizes and awards.

Institut national de recherches archéologiques préventives

Medieval Academy of America/Speculum
Speculum, published quarterly since 1926, was the first scholarly journal in North America devoted exclusively to the Middle Ages. It is open to contributions in all fields studying the Middle Ages, a period ranging from 500 to 1500. Its primary emphasis is on Western Europe, but Arabic, Byzantine, Hebrew, and Slavic studies are also included.

Public Record Office
The public archive of the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. The site features various projects currently being undertaken but usefully, you can make enquiries about the collections on-line. Access the National Archives through an on-line enquiry service and catalogue. The National Archival Network – a facility through which you can search archival lists on-line looks promising…

CANMORE – the Computer Application for National Monuments Record Enquiries – allows you on-line access to the database of the National Monuments Record of Scotland (NMRS)


The main journal of international archaeological debate and reporting for 74 years, Antiquity presents interesting topical and accessible material to a wide audience

‘Archaeology’, an offical publication of the Archaeological Institute of America provides summaries of its current issue on-line

British Archaeological Reports
BAR publications since 1991 are listed by region. Summaries are provided for forthcoming and British series

British Archaeology
With news, features, letters, comment, book reviews, obituaries, interviews and Essays

Current Archaeology
Britain’s self confessed leading, ‘biggest and best’ archaeological magazine. You’ll have to go a long way to beat it

Early Medieval Europe
Early Medieval Europe provides an indispensable source of information and debate on the history of Europe from the later Roman Empire to the eleventh century.

East Anglian Archaeology
A series of reports on the archaeology of an English region.

Journal of Conservation and Museum Studies
This Journal exists as an academic World Wide Web publication, disseminating information to the global conservation and museum community with papers and articles that represent the work of conservation and museum studies students from around the world, and have been refereed by academic staff representing conservation and museum studies training programmes

Journal of Field Archaeology
Published by Boston University

Papers from the Institute of Archaeology
Papers from the Institute of Archaeology (PIA) was launched in 1990 by a group of research students at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London

If you’re looking for basic information about radiocarbon dating, try this site first

Rescue, the British Archaeological Trust
RESCUE – The British Archaeological Trust is the only campaigning force in Britain today, dedicated to working for the rights of British Archaeology


University of London library
The University of London Library is one of the major academic libraries of the United Kingdom serving the University of London and the wider research communities nationally and internationally

Library Catalogues at UK HE institutions
Helping you find information about anything whether in print or electronic format. This means catalogues, reference, bibliographic and directory material, network services and search engines

The UK Academic Map
A Sensitive map that incorporates the ability to go directly to particular information resources


Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

British Museum

The Jorvik Viking Centre

Leicester Museums Art and Records Service

London Museum of Natural History

Manchester Museum (The)

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of Cambridge

Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery National Archaeological Museum of Athens

National Museum of Scotland

National Museum of Wales < Musée National du Moyen Âge Paris

Museum of Antiquities, University of Newcastle

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology

Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales

Sutton Hoo Visitor Centre
One of Britain’s most important and atmospheric archaeological sites

Publishers and Bookshops

Archetype Publications

British Archaeology

Castle Bookshop

Current Archaeology

Heritage Archaeological Books

Internet Archaeology – the electronic archaeology journal

Maney Publishing – Archaeology Spotlight

Oxbow- the archaeological & ancient history bookshop

Publishers of British Archaeological Reports

Shire Publications


Archives from Excavation and Fieldwork

The aim of the Archaeology Data Service (ADS) is to collect, describe, catalogue, preserve, and provide user support for digital resources that are created as a product of archaeological research

The British Brick Society

The Council for Independent Archaeology

Durham Archaeological Service
Archaeological Services University of Durham provides consultancy and project management solutions to a wide range of clients within the development industry, local and national government agencies and environmental consultants

English Heritage

English Heritage Archaeology Division
The Great Britain Historical GIS Programme
Essentially, aim of this project is to capture the changing boundaries of the major administrative areas of Britain and Ireland from the mid-nineteenth century to the present and link these to a major socio-economic database to allow the analysis and mapping of data for at least the last 150 years

Historic Scotland


Irish Archaeology

Medieval Settlement Research Group

The Medieval Pottery Research Group

Museum of London Archaeological Archive

Museum of London Archaeology Service (MoLAS)

Museums & Galleries Commission

National Trust

Ordnance Survey

Society of Antiquities of London

Strategies for Digital Data

University College of Dublin – Archaeology Dept.

West Yorkshire Archaeology Service


CBA guide to UK archaeology online
- links to a large number of local societies through the CBA guide to UK archaeology online.

Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust

The Finds Research Group AD 700-1700
A forum for people interested in or researching artefacts of the Anglo-Saxon, Viking, medieval and post-medieval periods.

Glamorgan and Gwent Archaeological Trust

Hendon and District Archaeological Society

International Society for Study of Pilgrimage Art
The International Society for the Study of Pilgrimage Art was founded in 2000 to bring together scholars who explore the art and architecture of pilgrimage in the late Middle Ages.

London & Middlesex Archaeology Society

Northamptonshire Heritage

Northamptonshire Archaeological Society

North Bucks Archaeological Society

Orpington and District Archaeological Society

Society of Antiquaries

Society of Antiquaries of Scotland

Society for Late Antiquity
Along with conference details, a news letter and discussion forums, this site has a near comprehensive links page for websites related to the study of Antiquity

Society of Museum Archaeologists
Membership of the society ensures that you are kept informed of all the important issues affecting museum archaeology today. It also brings with it free publications, and the opportunity to attend training sessions and seminars.

Surrey Archaeological Society

Sussex Archaeological Society

Trent Peak Unit

The University of London Extra-Mural Archaeological Society


All units and trusts offer pretty much these:

  • Consultancy
  • Desk-Based Assessment
  • Evaluation, Excavation and Watching Briefs,
  • Building Analysis and Recording

AOC archaeology

Birmingham University Field Archaeology Unit

Cambridge Archaeological Unit

Glasgow University Archaeology Research Division

Hertfordshire Archaeological Trust

Oxford Archaeological Unit

University College London’s Field Archaeology Unit

York Archaeological Trust


Aarhus Universitet

Carl Berkhout’s Old English Page (U. of Arizona)

Birmingham University
Department of Medieval History –
Institute of Archaeology and Antiquity –

Bournmouth University Archaeology Group

Bradford University, Ancient Metallurgy Research Group

Bradford University, Department of Archaeological Sciences

Bristol University, Department of Archaeology

The British School at Rome

Durham, Archaeology Department

Glasgow, Archaeology Department

Institute of Archaeology, University College London

University of Winchester

Leeds Institute for Medieval Studies

University of Leicester School of Archaeological Studies

Macdonald Institute for Archaeological Research

The Nijmegen University Kunera database of pilgrimage badges.

Old English at the University of Virginia

Queen’s University of Belfast, School of Archaeology and Palaeoecology

Reading University Department of Archaeology

Sheffield University Archaeology Department

Southampton University Archaeology Department

Wesleyen University, Archaeology Department

The University of Wales, Lampeter, Archaeology Department

University of Winchester Archaeology Department

University of Lecce, Italy

University of York Archaeology Department


The Anglo-saxon Chronicle
Originally compiled on the orders of King Alfred the Great, approximately A.D. 890, and subsequently maintained and added to by generations of anonymous scribes until the middle of the 12th Century. The text of this edition is based on that published as “The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle” (Everyman Press, London, 1912) with translations by Rev. James Ingram (London, 1823), with additional readings from the translation of Dr. J.A. Giles (London, 1847).

Archaeological Excavations at Boxgrove
The archaeological site of Boxgrove, West Sussex, became the subject of renewed interest in 1995, when two hominid teeth were excavated. Researchers, both from the Institute of Archaeology and University College London, have continued uncovering the information which has been lying hidden for over half a milllion years. This web site explores some of the remains discovered in the summer of 1995/6, and over the previous eleven years excavations

Archaeological Resourse Guide for Europe
ARGE is an ordered collection of hypertext links pointing to current archaeological communication and information resources across Europe

The Ancient Sites Directory

Beyond the Burghal Hidage: Anglo-Saxon Civil Defence in the Viking Age

British Archaeological Jobs Resource

Cambridge University Links Page

Castles of Wales
Explore some of the most impressive monuments of the Middle Ages, the medieval Castles of Wales

The Castle Studies Group
Explore some of the most impressive monuments of the Middle Ages, the medieval Castles of Wales

CBA guide to UK archaeology online

Gazetteer of Roman Military Sites of Britain

Gazetteer of Sub-Roman Britain (AD 400-600): The British Sites

Dore Abbey

Sedgeford Historical and Archaeological Research Project

The Kaupang Excavations

Gruppo Archeologico Pisano
Gruppo Archeologico Pisano (GAP) is a volunteers association operating in Pisa from 1970 in the field of cultural heritage, archaeology in particular. It belongs to the national association Gruppi Archeologici d’Italia and to the European Forum of the Heritage Associations – An experimental search interface.

Heroic Age on-line Journal
The Heroic Age is a fully peer-reviewed academic journal intended for professionals, students and independent scholars.

The Infimae Aetatis page
A Textual Data Bank of Late Antique and Medieval Inscriptions.

Internet Archaeology
The first fully refereed e-journal for archaeology.

Internet Medieval Sourcebook
The Internet Medieval Sourcebook is organized as three main index pages, with a number of supplementary documents. Each individual section is still large – an organizational goal here is to avoid incessant “clicking” to get between pages and to information.

The Discovery Programme
The Discovery Programme is an archaeological research institution dedicated to investigating Ireland’s past from earliest times and presenting the results to as wide an audience as possible. Within this site you will find detailed information on the work of the Discovery Programme’s projects, past, present and future, and the kinds of technology we use on a day-to-day basis.

The Medieval Review
Since 1993, The Medieval Review (TMR; formerly the Bryn Mawr Medieval Review) has been publishing reviews of current work in all areas of Medieval Studies, a field it interprets as broadly as possible. The electronic medium allows for very rapid publication of reviews, and provides a computer searchable archive of past reviews, both of which are of great utility to scholars and students around the world

Medieval studies online
This is a select guide to web-based sources, for interdisciplinary study and interest in the European Middle Ages.

The Wallingford Burh to Borough Research Project
This research initiative has been designed to uncover more of the town of Wallingford’s important Saxon and medieval past. These pages provide a short introduction to what the project is about, who runs it, what its aims are, key findings from the pilot seasons, historical information and contact details.

Meet the Ancestors – BBC TV

The Museum of London

The Online Medieval & Classical Library
The Online Medieval and Classical Library (OMACL) is a collection of some of the most important literary works of Classical and Medieval civilization

New Archaeology
Archaeology articles and resources covering a wide range of archaeological topics.

Novum Inventorium Sepulchrale
The Novum Inventorium Sepulchrale is an online digital corpus of Anglo-Saxon graves and grave-goods from Kent.

ORB: The online Reference Book for Medieval Studies
ORB is an academic site, written and maintained by medieval scholars for the benefit of their fellow instructors and serious students. All articles have been judged by at least two peer reviewers

Richard Rawlinson Center for Anglo-Saxon studies

Romans in Britain – BBC TV

Sutton Hoo
This site has been produced to give you a brief introduction to the work of the Sutton Hoo Society and the story behind the Anglo Saxon Royal Cemetery at Sutton Hoo in Suffolk in the UK

Time Team – Channel 4 TV

Wharram Percy, The lost Medieval Village
Wharram Percy, located in Yorkshire, has been occupied by humans since the Iron Age. Romans, Anglo-Saxons, Vikings, Normans — all have lived out their lives in this high-wold village. As an archeological site, it was one of the most important peasant digs in England

World Atlas of Archaeology on the web

York Archaeology

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