Throughout this process, there have been numerous resources we have used to develop the site. If you know of any digital resources, feel free to contact us!
ADS is a great resource for learning about specific excavations, reading grey literature about excavations, and has numerous data downloads available for free. Below are a number of projects that relate to the Anglo-Saxon period that have been useful to the creators of this site.
This project provides spatial and attribute data about cemeteries from prehistory to history in Ireland. Has some data downloads and information about collections.
The Museum of London's Centre for Human Bioarchaeology provides information on cemetery excavations within the greater London area. You can download data for most of the cemeteries they have excavated. All information is available for research and analysis. If further work is needed, you can also visit the collections in house.
The Portable Antiquities Scheme is a project of the British Museum that involves mapping and recording attribute data on small finds found throughout England
Learn more about specific Early Anglo-Saxon era finds from cemeteries and burial contexts.
PASE is a database which provides access to structured information relating to recorded inhabitants of Anglo-Saxon England from the late sixth to the late eleventh century.
ASChart provides information on Anglo-Saxon charters dating to before 900 including personal names, invocations, proems, dating clauses, dispositive words, curses, and places of promulgation.
LangScape is a database of Anglo-Saxon estate boundaries, descriptions of the countryside made by the Anglo-Saxons themselves.
The Domesday Book is a manuscript record of the great survey, completed in 1086 on orders of William the Conqueror, of much of England and parts of Wales. It is available online in a searchable open format.
The ‘Electronic Sawyer’ is a searchable and browsable version of the revised, updated, and expanded version of Peter Sawyer's Anglo-Saxon Charters: an Annotated List and Bibliography.
Resources and database relating to Anglo-Saxon charters.
Has great maps for learning about different spatial conceptions of the Anglo-Saxon world: Maps of Anglo-Saxon England.
The creation of this database was done with the support of and is hosted by Matrix. Matrix maintains numerous digital projects and is a great resource for learning about new digital projects.
This project was developed as part of the CHI fellowship. The fellowship is focused on providing a space where graduate students can learn to develop digital tools to solve humanities or social science problems.
You can read about Meyers work and development of ieldran at CHI Fellowship Blog, Author Meyers
Learn more about the fellowship and projects at CHI Fellowship Program
CartoDB is a resource for mapping that is easy to use and great for analysis. It has wizards for beginners to display data, and more advanced analysis is available for individuals with more programming experience.