Middle English Reading Group

All are welcome to come along, at whatever reading level you are; no familiarity with Middle English is required.

To be added to the mailing list for notices please email Andrew Stephenson: andrewws@unimelb.edu.au.

Online Middle English Dictionary

Next Meeting

The next meeting: 11:00 on Monday 4 November in room 261, Medley East.

We'll continue the Middle English Ywain and Gawain from line 3069.  The text is available on  the TEAMS web site.

Previous Texts

Bevis of Hampton

William Caxton's 'Golden Legend'

The Man of Law's Tale

The Shepherds’ Play (N-Town Cycle)

Sir Thopas

The Awntyrs off Arthur

Confessio Amantis

Hoccleve’s Letter of Cupid


The Owl and the Nightingale


The Brut of England

King Horn

Alliterative Morte Arthure

Piers Plowman

The Parlement of the Thre Ages

Wynnere and Wastoure

The Book of the Duchess

Sir Launfal

Havelok the Dane


The Summoner’s Tale

The Friar’s Tale

The Second Shepherds’ Play (Towneley Cycle)

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Sir Orfeo

The Reeve’s Tale