Summary of Projects (Toronto)

1. Palaeographical Cruxes in Old English Manuscripts
Investigator: Antonette diPaolo Healey (University of Toronto)

* Summary:
* Project Start Date: January 2011
* Project End Date: April 2013

2. Manuscripts of AElfric's Catholic Homilies
Investigator: Kathryn Lowe (University of Glasgow)

* Summary: An investigation of the language and script of four related manuscripts containing AElfric's Catholic Homilies dating from the beginning of the eleventh century to the middle of the twelfth.
* Project Start Date: January 2011
* Project End Date: April 2013

3. Networks of Book Makers, Owners, and Users in Late Medieval England
Investigator: Estelle Stubbs (University of Sheffield)

* Summary: An examination of the "book network" of the late medieval period in England, looking at all aspects of book production, trade, ownership, and readership. "Such a network models the political, intellectual, professional, and familial associations of the age and is key to understanding the context of many literary works and extant manuscripts."
* Project Start Date: April 2011
* Project End Date: March 2013

4. Parker's Scribes
Investigator: Alexandra Gillespie (University of Toronto), Simon Horobin (University of Oxford)

* Summary: Project will index all notes left by Matthew Parker and his circle of scribes in his collection of books. It will look at all Parker manuscripts for evidence of 16th-century hands, catalog those, and provide information about the scribes who left them.
* Project Start Date: January 2011
* Project End Date: April 2013

5. The Writing of Petitions in Later Medieval England
Investigators: Mark Ormrod (University of York), Linne Mooney (University of York), Gwilym Dodd (University of Nottingham)

* Summary: Identification of scribal communities who worked on multiple petitions - will use The National Archives digitized collection.
* Project Start Date: March 2011
* Project End Date: March 2013