Project Status: Complete

“This project presents an annotated copy of Matthew Paris’s c. 1250 map of Britain (BL Cotton MS Claudius D VI), made using Omeka’s Neatline extension.”

The annotated map is clickable with annotations that include text, images from medieval manuscripts, and sometimes modern photographs of locations depicted in Paris’s maps.

Resource details:

Resource Type: Digital EditionImagesManuscripts/FacsimilesMapMultimedia

License: Must provide creditNo Fee

Modern Language: EnglishEnglishEnglish

Medieval content details:

Dates: 1225 - 1275

Subject: ArtCosmologyGeographyHistoryLandscape, Natural HistoryMapsMaterial CultureTravel, Pilgrimage

Type/Genre of Medieval Primary Source Material: Chronicles, AnnalsManuscriptsMaps, PlansMaterial EvidenceTextual Evidence

Geopolitical Region: British Isles and IrelandEnglandEuropeScotlandWales

Original Language: Latin