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A list of texts freely available online relating to medieval food and cooking. Texts with the date marked in green are from the years 800 to 1500 - the approximate range of the medieval period in Europe. Other texts are included here for their value in researching medieval cuisine.


  Title Author Language Source Type
13th c. MS Add 32085
[broken link - archive]
C. Hieatt, R. Jones (eds.)
S. Kryzhanovsky (trans.)
FRM / RUS translation
1340 MS Royal 12.C.xii
[broken link - archive]
C. Hieatt, R. Jones (eds.)
S. Kryzhanovsky (trans.)
FRM / RUS translation
1340 MS Royal 12.C.xii
C. Hieatt, R. Jones (eds.)
D. Myers (trans.)
ENG translation
1340 MS Royal 12.C.xii
unknown
XNO facsimile
1381 MS Douce 257
(from Curye on Inglysch)
[broken link - archive]
C. Hieatt, S. Butler (eds.)
S. Kryzhanovsky (trans.)
ENM / RUS translation
1390 Forme of Cury
(1780 edition)
S. Pegge (ed.)
ENM facsimilie
1390 Forme of Cury
(1780 edition)
S. Pegge (ed.)
ENM transcription
1390 Forme of Cury
(Add MS 5016)
Chef Maister Cokes of kyng Richard the Secunde
ENM facsimilie
1390 Fourme of Cury
(John Rylands University Library,
English MS 7)
D. Myers (transcr.)
ENM transcription
1390 Fourme of Cury
(John Rylands University Library,
English MS 7)
unknown
ENM facsimilie
14th c. Forme of Cury
(from Curye on Inglysch)
[broken link - archive]
C. Hieatt, S. Butler (eds.)
S. Kryzhanovsky (trans.)
ENM / RUS translation
14th c. MS Add 46919
(from Curye on Inglysch)
[broken link - archive]
C. Hieatt, S. Butler (eds.)
S. Kryzhanovsky (trans.)
ENM / RUS translation
14th c. MS Sloane 468
(from Curye on Inglysch)
[broken link - archive]
C. Hieatt, S. Butler (eds.)
S. Kryzhanovsky (trans.)
ENM / RUS translation
1425 Ancient Cookery
(Arundel 334, in "Antiquitates culinariae")
R. Warner (ed.)
ENM transcription
1430 Liber cure cocorum
(Sloane MS 1986)
R. Morris (ed.)
C. Renfrow (trans.)
ENM / ENG transcription / translation
1430 Liber cure cocorum
(Sloane MS 1986)
R. Morris (ed.)
ENM facsimile
1430 Liber cure cocorum
(Sloane MS 1986)
R. Morris (ed.)
ENM transcription
1430 Liber cure cocorum
(Sloane MS 1986)
R. Morris (ed.)
T. Gloning (transcr.)
ENM transcription
1435 Harleian MS 279
(from Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery Books)
[broken link - archive]
T. Austin (ed.)
S. Kryzhanovsky (trans.)
ENM / RUS translation
1450 Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery-Books
T. Austin (ed.)
ENM transcription
1450 Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery-Books
T. Austin (ed.)
ENM transcription
1460 John Russell's Book of Nurture
(Harl. MS. 4011, Fol. 171)
F. Furnivall (ed.)
ENM transcription
1460 John Russell's Book of Nurture
(from The Babees' Book)
E. Rickert (ed.)
ENM transcription
1460 Recipes from the Wagstaff Miscellany
(Beinecke MS 163)
D. Myers (ed.)
ENM transcription
~1468 A Noble Boke off Cookry
(Holkham MSS 674)
R. Napier (ed.)
ENM transcription
~1468 A Noble Boke off Cookry
(Holkham MSS 674)
R. Napier (ed.)
ENM transcription
~1468 A Noble Boke off Cookry
(Holkham MSS 674)
R. Napier (ed.)
ENM transcription
1485 Recipes from John Crophill's Commonplace Book
(Harley MS 1735)
D. Myers (ed.)
ENM transcription
15th c. Ashmole MS 1439
(from Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery Books)
[broken link - archive]
T. Austin (ed.)
S. Kryzhanovsky (trans.)
ENM / RUS translation
15th c. Laud MS 553
(from Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery Books)
[broken link - archive]
T. Austin (ed.)
S. Kryzhanovsky (trans.)
ENM / RUS translation
15th c. MS Harley 5401
C. Hieatt (transcr.)
ENM transcription
15th c. MS Harley 5401
S. Wallace (trans.)
ENM / ENG translation
15th c. MS Pepys 1047
[broken link - archive]
S. Pepys (ed.)
S. Kryzhanovsky (trans.)
ENM / RUS translation
1508 The Book of Kervynge
Wynkyn de Worde
ENM transcription
1557 A Proper newe Booke of Cokerye
C.F. Frere (ed.)
ENG transcription
1557 A Proper newe Booke of Cokerye
C.F. Frere (ed.)
T. Gloning (transcr.)
ENG transcription
1567 The commonplace book of Countess Katherine Seymour Hertford
(University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 823)
D. Myers (transcr.)
ENM transcription
1573 The Treasurie of commodious Conceits
J. Partridge
J. Holloway (transcr.)
ENM transcription
1575 A Proper New Booke of Cookery
A. Veale
ENG transcription
1591 A Book of Cookrye
(STC 24897)
M. Waks, J. Waks (ed.)
ENG transcription
1594 The good Huswifes Handmaide for the Kitchin
S. Wallace (ed.)
ENG transcription
1594 The good Huswifes Handmaide for the Kitchin
T. Gloning (transcr.)
ENG transcription
1596 The Good Huswifes Jewell
T. Dawson (ed.)
ENG transcription
1597 The Second part of the good Hus-wiues Iewell
T. Dawson (ed.)
ENG transcription
1608 A Closet for Ladies and Gentlewomen
J. Holloway (ed.)
ENM transcription
1615 A NEVV BOOKE of Cookerie
J. Murrell
T. Gloning (transcr.)
ENG transcription
1644 Delights for Ladies
Hugh Plat
ENG transcription
1649 The English House-wife
G. Markham
ENG facsimile
1649 The English House-wife
G. Markham
ENG facsimile
1655 Healths improvement
Thomas Moffett
ENG facsimile
1656 The Compleat Cook
(unknown)
ENG facsimile
1656 The Compleat Cook
(unknown)
ENG facsimile
1668 Choice and experimented receipts
Sir Kenelm Digby
ENG facsimile
1669 The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened
K. Digby
ENG transcription
1671 The closet of the eminently learned Sir Kenelme Digby, Kt., opened
Sir Kenelm Digby
ENG facsimile
1675 The English House-wife
G. Markham
ENG facsimile
1682 A treatise of cleanness in meats and drinks
Thomas Tryon
ENG facsimile
1683 The English Housewife
[archive link]
G. Markham
K. Robert (Transcr.)
ENG transcription
1685 The Accomplisht Cook
R. May
ENG transcription




Languages are indicated using the 3-letter ISO Language Codes .

ARA = Arabic
CAT = Catalan
DAN = Danish
DEU = German
DUM = Dutch, Middle (ca. 1050-1350)
ENG = English
ENM = English, Middle (ca. 1100-1500)
FRE = French
FRM = French, Middle (ca. 1400-1600)
ITA = Italian
RUS = Russian
SPA = Spanish
XNO = Anglo-Norman




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