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~Death Takes A Holiday~

Want to know a bit more about life in Elizabethan England? Then check out the following websites:

Six Degrees of Francis Bacon

This site takes the guesswork out of early modern literary social networks between 1500 and 1700, giving you an interesting take on writing communities of the time. Watch the attached video to get a sense of how you can truly use the site for your own research, and see who your favorite authors connected with!


Elizabethan Era

This website gives great information on a wide range of Elizabethan topics. Search the entire site at your leisure, or click on the links below:

The Book of Common Prayer

Use this site to brush up on your Elizabethan and Jacobean Church services. Multiple copies of The Book of Common Prayer may be found here, as well as information pertaining to: King James' Proclamation for Uniformity; the Litany; Morning and Evening Prayer Service; and the prayers associated with Baptism, Confirmation, Matrimony, Visitation of the Sick, Communion of the Sick, and Burial.


John Foxe's Actes and Monuments

Looking for the accounts of your favorite Protestant martyrs? If so, check out the above link. Published by researchers from the University of Sheffield, this website offers its visitors a full transcription of Foxe's work as published (1563, 1570, 1576, and 1583) in his own lifetime.