Frequently used Sites

Books: card catalog

Some keywords or subject headings you might want to search on are:  Shakespeare;  Shakespearean, Elizabethan; Costume; etc.

PDF Resources:

17thCenturyRulesnew1

GetTheeToWifenew

marriagenew

Mysteries of love p184-5

Mysteries of love p186-7

 

An Introduction to Shakespeare:

http://www.shakespearemag.com/intro.asp

Folger Shakespeare Library:
Click on "Discover Shakespeare' tab.
http://www.folger.edu/template.cfm?cid=2881&CFID=56538336&CFTOKEN=51043004

 

Daily Life:

Life in Elizabethan, England. A Compendium of Common Knowledge 1558-1603
http://elizabethan.org/compendium/home.html

Modern History Sourcebook:  William Harrison (1534-1593): Description Of Elizabethan England, 1577 (from Holinshed's Chronicles)
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1577harrison-england.asp

Medieval Life
http://www.medieval-life-and-times.info/medieval-life/index.htm

Elizabethan life in Britain Architecture, literature, and daily life in Elizabethan England.  http://www.britainexpress.com/History/Elizabethan_life.htm

Elizabethan Information. This is a site with an interesting list of links to subjects such as sports, religion, and money. Etc.
http://www.kn.att.com/wired/fil/pages/listelizabetma1.html

Renaissance The Elizabethan World
http://www.elizabethan.org/

Elizabethan Age - Several good websites listed here.
http://www.luminarium.org/renlit/renaissanceinfo.htm

 

Women:

http://www.luminarium.org/renlit/renaissanceinfo.htm
http://www.elizabethi.org/contents/women/
http://www.william-shakespeare.info/elizabethan-women.htm

Marriage:

Love and Marriage
http://elizabethan.org/compendium/10.html

A cached version of the site elizabethan-era.org.uk in pdf form
Elizabethan Era Marriages and Weddings

Elizabethan Wedding Customs

Elizabethan Era Wedding Dress

 

Language:

http://www.museangel.net/speak.html
http://www.william-shakespeare.info/william-shakespeare-dictionary-a.htm

 

Recipes/Cooking:

17th Century English Recipes
http://www.godecookery.com/engrec/engrec.html

Nemeton: The Sacred Grove
http://www.celtnet.org.uk/recipes/elizabethan.html

Google Books. (You may need to create an account to view this book. Please use your School gmail account) Daily Life in Elizabethan England.
http://books.google.ch/books?id=e_JD3eOMo7EC&pg=PA139&lpg=PA139&dq=using+fork+in+elizabethan+times&source=bl&ots=izjAdQTrvN&sig=b5NR2agJak8W6GIx-yvfsfakLoo&hl=en&ei=UoW5TZjHGNCZOqjQwfgO&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CBsQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false

An Elizabethan Supper
http://www.3owls.org/sca/cook/eliz.htm

A Beginner’s Guide to Medieval Cooking
http://www.3owls.org/sca/cook/guide.htm

 

Medicine:

Elizabethan Medicine
http://10ipresentselizabethanengland.wikispaces.com/Medicine+in+Elizabethan+Times

Popular Medicine in Elizabethan times
http://www.tudorgroup.co.uk/Articles/Popular_medicine.html

The Black Death
http://www.themiddleages.net/plague.html

A cached version of the site elizabethan-era.org.uk in pdf form
Elizabethan Medicine and Illnesses

 

Religion:

http://www.erasofelegance.com/history/elizabethanreligion.html

A cached version of the site elizabethan-era.org.uk in pdf form 
Religion in Elizabethan Era

 

Dress:

The Sumptuary Statutes
http://elizabethan.org/sumptuary/

Elizabethan Costuming Page.
http://www.elizabethancostume.net/

The Costume Page. Elizabethan / Shakespearean Era Costume
http://www.costumepage.org/tcpinfo2.html#history

Clothing for men
http://www.lepg.org/men.htm

 

Entertainment:
Elizabethan Era Entertainment

Theater
http://www.william-shakespeare.info/elizabethan-theaters.htm
http://www.uni-koeln.de/phil-fak/englisch/shakespeare/

Dance
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/dihtml/diessay2.html

Festivals
http://entertainmentguide.local.com/elizabethan-period-festivals-holidays-9795.html
http://schoolworkhelper.net/holidays-festivals-and-celebrations-in-the-elizabethan-era/

 

Misc.:

Search Note: There are several web sites dealing with the Elizabethan era.

To find a specific topic, go to www.Google.com or www.AltaVista.com and do a phrase or keyword search.
Examples:

+Elizabethan +weapons    +Elizabethan +religion OR +religions (note the plural option)

+Elizabethan +costume    +Elizabethan +medicine     +Elizabethan +diseases OR +plague

LOOK AT THE SOURCE URL and determine WHO is putting up the site.

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