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Medieval History

Primary Sources & Websites

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Cover image for Gesta Henrici Quinti = The deeds of Henry the FifthGesta Henrici Quinti = The deeds of Henry the Fifth

From two 15th century manuscripts in the British Museum. (Edited with a facing-page English translation from the Latin text)

Cover image for Crusade and Christendom : annotated documents in translation from Innocent III to the fall of Acre, 1187-1291Crusade and Christendom : annotated documents in translation from Innocent III to the fall of Acre, 1187-1291

Reading & Evaluating Primary Sources

How to read and evaluate a primary source
Primary Source Analysis Tool; Library of Congress, Click on the to help you fill in the categories

Why study history through primary sources?