Books and Authors
Website for Illuminations by Gillian Polack
From the author of Stardust, Neverwhere and others.
University of Virginia's site gives access to around 70,000 texts of all
SF, Fantasy and
Huge listing of books and author information.
Guide to Regency
Especially useful for its links
Elizabeth Chadwick - historical
Website of Elizabeth Chadwick.
BBC - Arts - Books
Authors, features, online book club, games, and more.
Sharon Kay Penman
Author of Time and Chance, Here Be Dragons, and more.
Information on fantasy books and authors in English and Japanese
A good place to start for anyone interested in the history of the book.
Wendy J. Dunn
Author's page of Wendy J. Dunn, the author of Dear Heart, How Like You
Author's page of Sandra Worth, the author of The Rose of York: Love and
Gillian Polack's Website
Author Gillian Polack's website.
Books and Authors/Book Stores and Sources
Book search and price comparison.
Advanced Book Exchange
Search the inventory of thousands of used, secondhand, rare, and out-of-print
Best Book Buys
Textbooks and book search.
Used and out-of-print.
Boydell and Brewer
Buy scholarly books directly from the publisher.
Hang on to your credit cards...
A cooperative of international professional dealers in used, out-of-print,
and rare books, and periodicals.
Everything you never wanted to know about the famous substance.
The Shakespeare Insult Server
History News Network
Links to archaeology finds.
English Archaeological finds
Portable antiquities Scheme- includes pictures of many objects
Beneath Your Feet
Finds and information from the York Archaeological Trust.
British Archaeology Magazine
Online journal - news, features, essays, comment, letters & book reviews.
Home pages of Current Archaeology magazine.
Links to French sites.
The first place to check on anything Arthurian.
From the Journal of Arthurian Studies.
Legends of Camelot
Abbey of Fontevraud
Includes images of the effigies of Henry II, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Richard
the Lionheart, & Isabella d'Angouleme
Cathedrals and churches
Information about many (but not all) of the Cathedrals and great churches
of Great Britain and Ireland.
the English Castle
Britannia article by David Dawson.
History/Cities and Towns
Collection of photos by Dave Postles.
Medieval English Towns
Historical information about cities and towns in England during the Middle
Maps and other historical information on major cities
Dictionary of Victorian London
History/Costume and Clothing
Costumes - historical,
fantastic and other
Online costuming sources
Arms, Coats of Arms
Excellent resource from Central European University.
Information about Owain Glyndwr.
of Aquitaine: A Foolish Woman?
From: CLIO Journal of Ancient and Medieval History at Dickson College
ISSUE NUMBER THREE NOVEMBER 1998 by Emma Thomas
During the Crusades
Non-scholarly article on Eleanor of Aquitaine's participation in the Crusades.
Monarchs and Leaders: Henry II
Monarchs and Leaders series entry on the Character of Henry II.
Basic profile of Henry II from Britannia.com.
History: Becket, the Church and Henry II
General article by By Dr Mike Ibeji.
Bibliography compiled by Carolyn Schriber.
Middle English Prose
Links to many Middle English works
A page of links to Medieval French literature.
Links to websites about Medieval languages
Love and Chivalry
Article by Larry D Benson
Society that protects the historic Tewkesbury battlefield site.
Official site of Bosworth battlefield.
A History of
Knighthood, Chivalry and Tournaments
History/Music and Drama
Latrobe University - Medieval Music database
Links to webpages about medieval drama
Missal at the British Library
Images of the Sherborne Missal at the British Library.
and Renaissance history primary sources
Links to many key historical texts
Sourcebook: William of Newburgh
English translation. A good source of information for the reigns of Stephen,
Henry II, and Richard I.
Blois: Letter to Eleanor of Aquitaine
Medieval Sourcebook: Peter of Blois: Letter to Eleanor of Aquitaine, 1173:
An Attempt to Chastise Her
of Blois: A Description of Henry II
Medieval Sourcebook: Peter of Blois: Description of Henry II [Letter no.
66: to Walter, archbishop of Palermo, 1177]
Sourcebook: Gerald of Wales on Henry II
Medieval Sourcebook: Gerald of Wales: On Henry II and his sons, from The
Topography of Ireland, Chapters 49-50.
of Pope Adrian IV to Henry II
From the Avalon Project at Yale Law School. Bull empowering Henry II to
conquer Ireland in 1155.
If you need information on university history departments anywhere in
the world, this is a good place to start.
Student history projects
Web Resources for Historians
A wonderful gateway from the University of Kansas.
A guide to public documents
Institute of Historical Research
A variety of data on this one, including listings of many public office
holders since approximately Tudor times.
Public Record Office
United Kingdom public records.
of Medieval Art and Architecture
Photographs, drawings, notes and links, about a selection of churches,
abbeys, castles, etc. Also medieval maps of Britain.
A rich source of information for a wide range of topics.
Bodleian Library, Oxford. Includes on-line versions of some medieval manscucripts
Gallery of Art - Illuminated Manuscripts
Images of illuminated manuscripts from the 12th--16th centuries.
Maps from the Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection of the University
of Texas at Austin. Also has links to other map sites.
Links to historical
History of Cartography - links to many sites with historical maps
ORB: Online Reference Book for Medieval
Academic site with articles written by medieval scholars. All articles
have been judged by at least two peer reviewers.
History Month - Australia
The official site for 2004.
Women and gender in the Ancient World
A wonderful resource about women writers, including complete online versions
of many important works.
Medieval Women and Gender Index
Jewish Women's resources - mainly bibliographic
Directory of online museums
History of Authorship, Reading &
Society for the History of Authorship, Reading & Publishing
Online encyclopedia of mythology, folklore and legend.
The European Ethnohistory Database
Falconry Information Clearinghouse
Information about the ancient sport of falconry.
Site about the steam railway that will take you to Bosworth battlefield.
Arts and Letters Daily
News and reviews.
DashBook for Publishers