LEON-alfa: Corpus used for Petré, Peter. On the distribution and merger of is and bið in Old and Middle English, TPhS
951-1050 File name HC Period Words (Foreign Words included) Words (Foreign words excluded) Dialect (dialect original/dialect scribe) Source corpus
Alexander's Letter to Aristotle coalex.o23 o23 7271 7256 Anglian/West-Saxon YCOE
Blickling Homilies coblick.o23 o23 42506 42210 Anglian/West-Saxon YCOE
Charters and Wills codocu3.o23 o23 679 673 Anglian YCOE
Lacnunga colacnu.o23 o23 7099 6584 Anglian/West-Saxon YCOE
Martyrology comart3.o23 o23 25781 25696 Anglian/West-Saxon YCOE
Marvels of the East comarvel.o23 o23 1891 1856 X/West-Saxon YCOE
Quadrupedibus coquadru.o23 o23 4276 4261 Anglian/West-Saxon YCOE
Metrical Psalms cometrps o23 29401 29401 West-Saxon/Kentish DOEC
Andreas coandrea ox3 4860 4860 X/West-Saxon HC
Beowulf cobeowul ox3 17310 17310 Anglian/West-Saxon HC
Christ cochrist ox3 6130 6122 X/West-Saxon HC
Dream of the rood codream ox3 1100 1100 X/West-Saxon HC
Exeter book (Various) coexeter ox3 6420 6419 X/West-Saxon HC
Exodus coexodus ox3 2980 2980 X/West-Saxon HC
Genesis cogenesi ox3 4840 4840 X/West-Saxon HC
Kentish hymn, Kentish psalm cokentis ox3 1070 1065 Kentish HC
Phoenix cophoeni ox3 3710 3688 X/West-Saxon HC
Riddles coriddle ox3 5090 5083 X/West-Saxon HC
Ælfric's Catholic Homilies I (13-14, 16-20) cocathom1.o3 o3 21453 21236 West-Saxon YCOE
Ælfric's Catholic Homilies II (chapters 10-14) cocathom2.o3 o3 21273 21097 West-Saxon YCOE
Charters and Wills codocu3.o3 o3 7171 7168 Various YCOE
Herbarium coherbar o3 22213 21541 Anglian/West-Saxon YCOE
Laws of Æthelred V colaw5atr.o3 o3 1228 1213 X/West-Saxon YCOE
Laws of Æthelred VI colaw6atr.o3 o3 2096 2084 X/West-Saxon YCOE
Laws of Cnut 2 files o3 7141 7116 X/West-Saxon YCOE
Martyrology comart1 o3 1300 1299 X/West-Saxon YCOE
Northumbra Preosta Lagu colawnorthu.o3 o3 1330 1311 X/West-Saxon YCOE
Saint Margaret comargaT o3 3661 3661 X/West-Saxon YCOE
The Gospel of Nichodemus conicodD o3 1798 1797 X/West-Saxon YCOE
Vercelli Homilies coverhom o3 45674 45203 Various YCOE
Vercelli Homilies, Homily I coverhomE o3 4463 4391 X/West-Saxon YCOE
Arguments to Gospels (Li) Lk/MtArg (Li) o3 1292 1292 Anglian Northumbrian DOEC
Marginalia to Mt. (Li) Lk/MtMarg (Li) o3 477 477 Anglian Northumbrian DOEC
Total number of words     314984 312290    
1051-1150 File name HC Period Words (Foreign Words included) Words (Foreign words excluded) Dialect (dialect original/dialect scribe) Source corpus
Charters and Wills codocu4.o24 o24 193 193 X/West-Saxon YCOE
Gregory's Dialogues, Preface, chapter 1 & 2 cogregdC.o24 o24 35887 35883 Anglian Mercian/West-Saxon YCOE
The Life of Saint Chad cochad.o24 o24 2659 2649 Anglian Mercian/West-Saxon YCOE
Ælfric's Letter to Sigeweard (Z) colsigewZ o34 10420 10168 West-Saxon YCOE
Distichs of Cato codicts.o34 o34 2180 2180 X/West-Saxon YCOE
Gerefa colawger.o34 o34 751 751 X/West-Saxon YCOE
Saint Margaret comargaC.o34 o34 4196 4184 X/West-Saxon YCOE
Solomon and Saturn I cosolsat1.ox4 ox4 2046 2014 X/West-Saxon YCOE
Alcuin's De Virtutibus et Vitiis coalcuin o4 5549 5508 West-Saxon/Kentish YCOE
Augustine coaugust o4 103 103 West-Saxon/Kentish YCOE
Chrodegang of Metz cochdrul o4 18386 18028 Anglian?/West-Saxon YCOE
Exodus coexodusP o4 1096 1095 West-Saxon YCOE
Kentish Homilies (excluding coeluc1 & coeluc2) cmkentho m1 2202 2196 Kentish PPCME2 Note: the MS is a1150, hence it is included in o4
Honorius of Autun's Elucidarium coeluc1 PPCME2 o4 1512 1512 Kentish YCOE
Honorius of Autun's Elucidarium coeluc2 o4 583 583 Kentish YCOE
James the Greater cojames o4 1659 1641 Anglian/West-Saxon YCOE
Laws of William colawwllad.o4 o4 220 220 X/West-Saxon YCOE
Martyrology comart2 o4 4391 4378 West-Saxon? YCOE
Preface to St Augustine's Soliloquies coprefsolilo o4 441 440 West-Saxon YCOE
Saint Christopher cochristoph o4 1426 1426 X/West-Saxon YCOE
Saint Neot coneot o4 2003 2003 Anglian?/West-Saxon YCOE
St Augustine's Soliloquies cosolilo o4 15856 15839 West-Saxon YCOE
The Gospel of Nichodemus conicodA o4 8197 8174 X/West-Saxon YCOE
The Gospel of Nichodemus conicodE o4 1588 1584 X/West-Saxon YCOE
The History of the Holy Rood-Tree corood o4 6920 6912 West-Saxon YCOE
The Martyrdom of Saint Vincent covinceB o4 728 709 X/West-Saxon YCOE
Vercelli Homilies, Homily IX coverhomL o4 1986 1986 X/West-Saxon YCOE
Vindicta Salvatoris covinsal o4 3655 3655 X/West-Saxon YCOE
Vision of Leofric coleofri.o4 o4 1017 1014 X/West-Saxon YCOE
Anglo-Saxon Chronicle F (annals 940-end) ChronF (Baker) o4 6836 6772 West-Saxon/Kentish DOEC
Anglo-Saxon Chronicle H ChronH (Plummer) o4 324 301 West-Saxon DOEC
Total number of words     145010 144101    
1151-1250 File name HC Period Words (Foreign Words included) Words (Foreign words excluded) Dialect (dialect original/dialect scribe) Source corpus
Peri Didaxeon PeriD mx1 7726 7483 West-Saxon DOEC
Benedictine Rule (Winteney) BenRW mx1 20092 19820 Southern DOEC
The Lambeth Homilies cmlambx1.mx1 mx1 20653 19415 West-Midlands PPCME2
Trinity Homilies cmtrinit.mx1 mx1 41572 35367 East-Midlands PPCME2
The Lambeth Homilies cmlamb1.m1 m1 6462 5435 West-Midlands PPCME2
Ancrene Riwle cmancriw.m1 m1 64454 60561 West-Midlands PPCME2
Hali Meidhad cmhali.m1 m1 8869 8828 West-Midlands PPCME2
Layamon's Brut CMBRUT1 m1 11360 11360 West-Midlands HC
Layamon's Brut, Sample 2 cmbrut1b.txt m1 74146 74146 West-Midlands MEC
Sawles Warde cmsawles.m1 m1 4304 4278 West-Midlands PPCME2
St. Juliana cmjulia.m1 m1 7181 7181 West-Midlands PPCME2
St. Katherine cmkathe.m1 m1 9032 8992 West-Midlands PPCME2
St. Margaret cmmarga.m1 m1 8524 8516 West-Midlands PPCME2
The Ormulum cmorm.po.m1 m1 53506 53418 East-Midlands PPCME2
The Peterborough Chronicle cmpeterb.m1 m1 7348 7242 East-Midlands PPCME2
Vices and Virtues cmvices1.m1 m1 28068 26603 East-Midlands PPCME2
The proverbs of Alfred cmproalc m1 997 997 Southern Arngart, Olof (ed.). 1955. Proverbs of Alfred (Acta Regiae Societatis Humaniorum Litterarum Lundensis, 31-32). Lund: Gleerup. 
Creed cmcreed.txt m1 109 109 West-Midlands MEC
Poema Morale cmpmortr m1 4081 4081 Southern MEC
Orison of our Lord cmorison.txt m1 1273 1273 West-Midlands MEC
The wooing of our Lord cmwooing.txt m1 4011 4011 West-Midlands MEC
Cristes milde moder cmcriste.txt m1 1500 1500 West-Midlands MEC
Rhymed Pater Noster (lamb xi) cmpatnos.txt m1 1888 1888 West-Midlands MEC
Orison of our Lord, A lovesong of our Lady, A lovesong of our Lord cmnero.txt m1 2515 2515 West-Midlands MEC
Total number of words 113 290 389671 375019    
1251-1350 File name HC Period Words (Foreign Words included) Words (Foreign words excluded) Dialect (dialect original/dialect scribe) Source corpus
Dame Sirith  CMSIRITH mx2 3067 3067 Southern HC
King Horn CMHORN mx2 7251 7251 Southern HC
The fox and wolf in the well CMFOXWO mx2 1821 1821 Southern HC
The thrush and the nightingale CMTHRUSH mx2 1100 1100 Southern HC
First and Second Corpus Compendium first_corpus_compendium m2 13965 13659 East-Midlands MEMT
Sayings of St. Bede cmsaybed.txt m2 1609 1609 West-Midlands MEC
I-hereþ nv one (Passion of Christ) cmpaschr.txt m2 6249 6249 West-Midlands MEC
Lyrics from Harley 2253 cmlyrics.txt m2 9013 9013 West-Midlands MEC
Genesis and Exodus cmGenEx m2 12752 12749 East-Midlands Arngart, Olof (ed.). 1968. The Middle English Genesis and Exodus (Lund Studies in English, 36). Lund: Gleerup. 
The proclamation of Henry III cmdocu2 m2 360 360 East-Midlands HC
A Bestiary CMBESTIA m2 4290 4290 East-Midlands HC
Ayenbite of Inwyt cmayenbi.m2 m2 45908 45831 Kentish PPCME2
Earliest Complete English Prose Psalter cmearlps.m2 m2 44233 44210 East-Midlands PPCME2
Havelok CMHAVELO m2 9993 9993 East-Midlands HC
Historical Poems (Harley 2253) CMPOEMH m2 3006 3006 West-Midlands HC
Kentish Sermons cmkentser.m1 m2 3515 3351 Kentish PPCME2
Man in the moon CMMOON m2 330 330 West-Midlands HC
Sir Beues of Hamtoun CMBEVIS m2 6240 6240 East-Midlands HC
Song of the husbandman, Satire on the consistory courts, Satire on the retinues of the great CMPOEMS m2 600 600 West-Midlands HC
The life of St. Edmund. (The early South-English legendary) CMSELEG m2 6589 6589 East-Midlands HC
The metrical chronicle of Robert of Gloucester, part II CMROBGLO m2 10250 10240 Southern HC
The metrical chronicle of Robert of Gloucester, part I cmrobglb.txt m2 65654 65488 Southern MEC
Total number of words     257795 257046