A collection of the books and websites I own and/or have used in my research.
Arnold, J. (2002). Patterns of Fashion 3: The cut and construction of clothes for men and women, c1560 -1620. Hollywood, CA: Quite Specific Media Group.
Hartley, D., & Kelly, F. M. (2003). Medieval Costume and how to Recreate It. Mineola, NY: Dover Publications.
Fernald, M., & Shenton, E. (2006). Historic Costumes and how to Make Them. Mineola, NY: Dover Publications.
Thursfield, S. (2001). The Medieval Tailor’s Assistant: Making Common Garments, 1200-1500. New York: Costume & Fashion Press.
Coquinaria – Contains two Dutch cookbooks that have been translated into English
Medieval Cookery – Modern redactions for period recipes
Gode Cookery – Modern redactions for period recipes
Hieatt, C. B., Hosington, B., & Butler, S. (1996). Pleyn delit: Medieval cookery for modern cooks (2nd ed.). Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
Krupp, C. M., & Gillen, B. (2003). Making Medieval Mead or, Mead Before Digby (Vol. 120, The Complete Anachronist).
Rain, E. (Ed.). (2001). A Brief Overview of Early Spanish Cuisine (Vol. 6, The Feudal Gourmet). Seattle, WA.
Sass, L. J., & Pegge, S. (1976). To the King’s Taste: Richard II’s book of feasts and recipes. London: J. Murray.
Savelli, M. (2002). Tastes of Anglo-Saxon England. Norfolk: Anglo-Saxon Books.
Digital Manuscripts and Illumination Resources
Library of Congress – Illuminated Manuscripts from Europe
British Library – Digitized Manuscripts
Trinity College Dublin – The Book of Kells
The Morgan Library & Museum – Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts
Gardening, Apothecary, Herbal Resources
From Early English Books Online:
http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A09123.0001.001 – Partridge, John, fl. 1566-1573. Printed by Edward Alde, for Edward White, 1588. The widowes treasure plentifully furnished with sundry precious and approoued secretes in phisicke and chirurgery for the health and pleasure of mankinde : hereunto are adioyned, sundry pretie practises and conclusions of cookerie : with many profitable and holesome medicines for sundrie diseases in cattell.
http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A69185.0001.001 – Dawson, Thomas. Printed by E. Allde. for Edward White, dwellimg [sic] at the little north doore of Paules Church at the signe of the Gun, 1597. The second part of the good hus-wiues iewell Where is to be found most apt and readiest wayes to distill many wholsome and sweet waters. In which likewise is shewed the best maner in preseruing of diuers sorts of fruits, & making of sirrops. With diuers conceits in cookerie with the booke of caruing.