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General Resources
An Early Modern Holiday Calendar for England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales (Kristen McDermott, Central Michigan U.)
CERES: Cambridge English Renaissance Electronic Service (includes a paleography course, materials on Sidney, Spenser, and more, as well as numerous links and archives) (Department of English, Cambridge U.)
Early Modern English Source (organization homepage, with links to research resources page and to relevant scholarly events)
Electric Renaissance Timelines (E. L. Skip Knox, Boise State U.)
Elizabethan England: Teacher's Resources (links) (Inez Ramsey, James Madison U.)
Elizabethan England (articles and images, on historical figures, everyday life, and more, arranged by topic; a collaborative site put together by students) (Springfield High, IL)
Andrew Zurcher (Cambridge U.) English Handwriting, 1500-1700: An Online Course (includes lessons, an extensive introduction, images, bibliography, and more; within Cambridge U.'s CERES site)
William Harrison Description Of Elizabethan England (1577) (e-text of these works from Holinshed's Chronicles, within Fordham U.'s Internet Modern History Sourcebook) (Paul Halsall, U. North Florida)
Renaissance Sites (annotated bibliography, arranged by topic, with emphasis on British cultural history) (Margaraet Pierce Secara)
Original Historical Texts (facsimiles of a selection of English "Rag-stock papers" and broadsheets, from 1588-1666) (David COrnfield)
Tudor and Elizabeth Portraits (images, bibliography, and links) (Edward Buehler)
English Reformation Resources (primary sources, arranged by topic) (Julie P. McFerran)
Tudor History (numerous articles on historical individuals, maps, genealogical tables, images) (Lara E. Eakins)
Primary Sources: Eyewitness accounts of People and Event sin Tudor England; Letters; Journals; Etc. (English History.net)
Tudors (and Stuarts) Page (historical information, illustrations) (Welford and Wickham Primary School, Berkshire, England)
Tyburn Tree: Public Execution in Early Modern England  (created by Zachary Lesser, Columbia U.; now maintained by Charlie Mitchell, Loyola U.)
Witches and Witch trials in England, the Channel Islands, Ireland and Scotland (chronologically listed data for juridical evidence of witch huunts, including citation of sources) (Marc Carlson, U. of Tulsa)
Lynne M. Fors (U. Illinois Library) Chez La Veuve: Women Printers in Great Britain 1475-1700 (virtual exhibit, with images and articles)
Peter Higginbotham The Workhouse (history of the workhouse across Britain, Poor Laws, and related topics, 1601-1930; includes images, transcriptions, articles, and more)
Francis Bacon Historia Regni Henrici Septimi Regis Angliae (printed 1638) (hypertext edition, in Latin and in English, within U. Birmingham's Philological Museum) (Dana F. Sutton, U. California, Irvine)
Francis Bacon Sermones Fideles sive Interiora Rerum (printed 1638) (hypertext edition, in Latin, along with introduction, within U. Birmingham's Philological Museum) (Dana F. Sutton, U. California, Irvine)
Jessica A. Browner, "Wrong Side of the River: London's Disreputable South Bank in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century" (1994) (Essays in History)
William Camden Annales Rerum Gestarum Angliae et Hiberniae Regnante Elizabetha (1615 and 1625) (hypertext edition, in Latin and in English, with the Bacon annotations, within U. Birmingham's Philological Museum) (Dana F. Sutton, U. California, Irvine)
William Camden Britannia (1607) with an English translation by Philemon Holland (hypertext edition, in Latin and in English, within U. Birmingham's Philological Museum) (Dana F. Sutton, U. California, Irvine)
William Camden Diary (1603 - 1623)  (hypertext edition, in Latin and in English, with critical introduction, within U. Birmingham's Philological Museum) (Dana F. Sutton, U. California, Irvine)
Sir Francis Drake (articles and images) (Oliver Seeler)
East India Company (National Computer Board, Singapore)
Elizabeth I Selected Writing and Speeches (e-texts, within the Internet Modern History Sourcebook) (Paul Halsall, Fordham U.)
Elizabeth I: Ruler and Legend (virtual exhibit, with pages by topic, timelines, and links) (Newberry Library, Chicago, IL)
The Archive of John Evelyn (e-texts of his diaries, within a virtual exhibition) (the British Library, London, UK)
Gunpowder Plot Pages (includes multimedia) (Center For Fawkesian Pursuits)
Gunpowder Plot Society 
Raphael Holinshed Henrie the eight, sonne and successor to Henrie the seuenth (facsimile reproductions from the 1587 Denham print of The Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland.) (Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text and Image, U. Pennsylvania)
Elizabethan Heraldry (introductory essays, excerpts from primary sources, and more) (John Neitz and Paula Katherine Marmror
Raphael Holinshed An Historicall description of the Iland of Britaine [Selections]. From The Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland.  (facsimile reproductions from the 1587 Henry Denham print) (Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text and Image, U. Pennsylvania)
The Mary Rose Museum (virtual exhibit on a warship from Henry VIII's navy) (Mary Rose Trust, Portsmouth, UK)
The Philological Museum ("a site devoted to Humanistic Letters, principally British"; includes a library of e-texts, many edited by Dana F. Sutton of U. California, irvine, along with a bibliography of neo-Latin texts (the Shakespeare Institute, U. Birmingham)
Ian Jessiman A General Study of the Plague in England 1539-1640 With a Specific Reference to Loughborough (overview essay, with images and bibliography within the endnotes)
Early Modern Scotland
Shake Loose the Border (site devoted to the 16th-century Anglo-Scottish border, with emphasis on ballads and broadsides; numerous links to primary sources; within the Legends site) (Paula Katherine Marmor)
Charting the Nation: Maps of Scotland and Associated Archives (articles, images, and maps, "together with important manuscript and printed texts relating to the geography and mapping of Scotland from 1550 to 1740 and beyond") (Edinburgh U. Library)
The Pont Maps (the Timothy Pont maps made in the 1580s and 1590s) (National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh)
Scottish Documents.com ("free access to a fully searchable index of over 520,000 Scottish wills and testaments dating from 1500 to 1901") (Scottish Archive Network)
Scottish Economic History Database, 1550 - 1780 (database for statistics) (Alex Gibson, Exeter U.)
The Survey of Scottish Witchcraft: 1563-1736 (searchable database containing relevant court records; also includes an introductory essay, bibliography, and links) (Julian Goodare, Lauren Martin, Joyce Miller and Louise Yeoman, U. of Edinburgh)
Edmund Spenser, A vewe of the present state of Ireland ("a scholarly edition of Gonville & Caius College Cambridge MS 188/221... Includes an introduction, textual notes, collaborative interpretive notes, and an archive of supplementary materials"; within the CERES site) (Andrew Zurcher, Cambridge U.)
Elizabethan Sumptuary Statutes (introductory essay, along with edited transcriptions of several statutes) (Maggie Pierce Secara)
The Trial of the Earls of Essex and Southampton (edition of The Arraignment, Tryal, and Condemnation of Robert Earl of Essex. For Thos. Basset, Sam. Heyrick, and Matth. Gillyflower, 1679.) (Margaret Pierce Secara)
The Damned Art (virtual exhibit on books related to witchcraft and demonology, based on the collection of John Ferguson (1837-1916); includes introductions, descriptions and images (Glasgow U. Library)

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