Primary Sources

Here is a list of primary sources from the Elizabethan period which you will find useful for researching Elizabeth I’s life, reign and Elizabethan times:-

Specific Events, People and Periods

British History Online, a wonderful collection of archives and primary sources, have collated some of their sources into specific topics to help researchers:-

The Ridolfi Plot

Sir Francis Drake

1587 Mary Queen of Scots

1588 Spanish Armada

Other Useful Stuff

One of my favourite historians, Dr John Guy, has an excellent website which is great for research and for students because he has essays for students plus transcripts of public lectures that he has done. See for details and in the top right hand corner you’ll see the “History Menu”.