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The Reception of Froissart's Writings in England: The Evidence of the Manuscripts. Wogan-Browne (Ed.), Language and Culture in Medieval Britain: The French of England c.1100 - c.1500.
by two computer scientists and a medieval historian at the University of Toronto details their work using computer algorithms to date previously undated charters from the post-Conquest period in England.
The researchers used the archive of dated early English charters at the University of Toronto to devise algorithms that can offer additional tools for dating medieval documents.
Some may betray themselves with anachronistic phrasing, but others were written with enough care or close enough to the time that they purported to be from that looking for particular words and phrases would not uncover them.
Another, larger, question has to do with the way that text-based analysis and scientific methods can work together to shed new light on old questions.
Scribal Behaviour and the Production of Manuscript Versions of Jean Froissart's Chronicles in Fifteenth-Century Paris.