Texts by date and dialect

Texts in red are not included in the PPCME2.
Texts in blue are included in the PPCME2 but not part of the Helsinki Corpus.

See Text classification for abbreviations and notational conventions.

Periods MX1, M1
Kentish East Midlands West Midlands
Kentish Homilies
a1150 (c1125)
Peterborough Chronicle
c1150
Lambeth Homilies (MX1)
a1225
  The Ormulum
?c1200
Lambeth Homilies (M1)
a1225
Vices and Virtues
a1225 (c1200)
Katherine Group (consisting of Sawles Warde, Hali Meidhad, St. Katherine, St. Juliana, and St. Margaret)
c1225 (?c1200)
Trinity Homilies
a1225
Ancrene Riwle
c1230

Periods M2, M23, M24
Kentish East Midlands West Midlands Northern
Kentish Sermons
c1275
Proclamation of Henry III
1258
Aelred of Rievaulx's De Institutione Inclusarum (Vernon ms.)
c1400
Cursor Mundi
a1400 (a1325)
Ayenbite of Inwyt
1340
Earliest Prose Psalter
c1350
  Richard Rolle's Prose Treatises
c1440 (a1349)
    Richard Rolle's Epistles
a1450 (?1348)

Periods M3, M34
Southern East Midlands West Midlands Northern
John of Trevisa's Polychronicon
a1387
The Parson's Tale
c1390
Mirror of St. Edmund (Vernon ms.)
c1390
The Rule of St. Benet
a1425
The New Testament (Wycliffe)
c1388
Tale of Melibee
c1390
The Brut or The Chronicles of England
c1400
Mirror of St. Edmund (Thornton ms.)
c1440 (?1350)
Purvey's General Prologue to the Bible
c1388
The Equatorie of the Planets
c1392
Mirk's Festial
a1500 (a1415)
Dan Jon Gaytridge's Sermon
c1440
A Late Middle English Treatise on Horses
a1450
English Wycliffite Sermons
c1400
   
Middle English Sermons, Royal Ms.
c1450 (c1425)
A Latin Technical Phlebotomy
c1400-1425
  Boethius
?a1425 (c1380)
The Old Testament (Wycliffe)
a1425 (a1382)
The Cloud of Unknowing
a1425 (?a1400)
Mandeville's Travels
?a1425 (c1400)
Treatise on the Astrolabe
a1450 (c1391)
Hilton's Eight Chapters on Perfection
a1450 (a1396)
The Book of Vices and Virtues
c1450 (c1400)
Julian of Norwich's Revelations of Divine Love
c1450 (c1400)

Periods MX4, M4
Southern East Midlands West Midlands Northern
Gregory's Chronicle
c1475
The Cyrurgie of Guy de Chauliac
?c1425
Malory's Morte Darthur
a1470
The 'Liber de Diversis Medicinis' in Thornton Ms.
c1440
  Aelred of Rievaulx's De Institutione Inclusarum (Bodley ms.)
a1450
The Siege of Jerusalem
c1500
 
Life of St. Edmund
c1450 (1438)
 
The Book of Margery Kempe
c1450
John Metham, Days of the Moon
c1450
John Metham, Physiognomy
c1450
Capgrave's Sermon
c1452
Capgrave's Chronicle
a1464
The Commonplace Book of Robert Reynes
1470-1500
Caxton's Prologues and Epilogues
1477-1484
Caxton's History of Reynard the Fox
1481
Caxton's translation of the Rule of St. Benet
c1490
Fitzjames' Sermo die Lune
?1495
In Die Innocencium
1497