Links of Interest

Tudor History - Historical Places - Reference - Henry VII - Henry VIII - Edward VI - Jane Grey - Mary I - Elizabeth I - Mary Stuart - Other Tudor Figures - Royalty, Heraldry and Genealogy - Daily Life - Architecture - Food and Drink - Portraits, Pictures, Sculptures, etc.  - Costuming and Needlework - Writers - Games - Guilds

Tudor History

The Tudor Dynasty Fanlisting
Englih Monarchs - A very complete site with a special section about the Tudors

Lincolnshire Uprising

Tudor England at Suite 101

Time Line of the Tudor Monarchy - History lectures, notes ans essays by John Guy

The Tudors

The Tudors - An interactive site for 7-10 year olds about Henry VIII and the Tudors

The Tudors from the official webpage of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

The Tudors- From Nettlesworth Primary School

The Tudor Dynasty
Tudor History . org - Simply the Best!!!!!!!!!!

The Tudor Times - a look at the period with a sense of humor

Overview of the Tudor Period

Tudor England 1485 - 1603
Tudor England
Tudor England

Historical Places

Abbeys of the British Isles
Alnwick Castle
Ashby de La Zouche Castle
The Catherine of Aragon Suite Old House, situated in the mediaeval heart of Shrewsbury is a Grade II listed building and the oldest private residence in Shrewsbury
Arundel Castle
Belvoir Castle
Berkshire History
Broughton Castle with information about the Fiennes Family
Carlisle Cathedral
Castles, Abbeys and Medieval Buildings
Chatsworth House
Cistercians in Yorkshire
Cowdray House
Denny Abbey

Gilling Castle  John Marwood’s History of Gilling

Guide to Castles of europe  - A very complete guide
Haddon Hall
Hampton Court or at
Hatfield House
The History of Hereford Cathedral
Hever Castle
Houses of Parliament
Medieval Architecture in Britain
Monasteries of the Yorkshire Dales & Moors - a site by David Nash Ford
Naworth Castle
North East England History Pages
Ripley Castle
Royal Armouries Museum
Skipton Castle
Syon Abbey
The Tower of London
Westminster Abbey
Windsor Castle or at


The Catholic Encyclopedia
Antique Prints & Maps
Atlas of the Counties of England & Wales by Christopher Saxton, London: c.1579
Biographies of Great Men and Women of England Wales and Scotland
Book of the Courtier by Baldessar Castiglione, 1561
Burke's Peerage & Gentry

Debrett's Baronetage of England

Chamber's Book of Days
Compendium of Common Knowledge 1558-1603: Life in the Elizabethan Era
John Foxe's Book of Martyrs
Latin Vulgate Bible
Lords of the Isle of Wight - from 1066
Nottinghamshire: History and Archeology
Philological Museum
Project Wittenberg
Regnal Chronologies
Renassaince and Reformation
Renaissance: The Elizabethan World
Supression of the English Monasteries
The King James Bible
Villages (and townships) on the Borders of Shropshire & Staffordshire


King Henry VII

Henry VII - the Founder of the Tudor Dynasty


Henry VIII
Henry VIII (1509-47 AD) - from
The Private Life of Henry VIII. A review of a 1933 Charles Laughton movie
The Music of Henry VIII -Music clips - compositions by Henry VIII
The Poetry of Henry VIII - A collection of poems and letters by Henry VIII
A Reassessment of Queen Anne Boleyn's Portraiture - article by Roland Hui
Anne Boleyn
The Anne Boleyn Files
Catherine Howard
The Six Wives Tell Their Story


King Edward VI

The Reign of Edward VI (1547 - 1553)

Statutes of King Edward VI of England


The Lady Jane Grey Internet Museum a very great site, full of images!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Lady Jane Grey - Jane the Quene

Lady Jane Grey Reference Guide a guide to the location of information about Lady Jane Grey.

Mary Tudor

Mary I from the Catholic Encyclopedia

Mary Tudor and the Return to Rome


Queen Elizabeth I: Biography, Portraits, Primary Sources

New Year's Gifts for Queen Elizabeth.

The Life and Times of Elizabeth I

Renaissance, The Elizabethan World

Pregnant Queen Elizabeth? - the mystery of the "Persian Lady"

The Elizabethan Cult

The Mysterious Lady in Persian Costume

The Virgin Queen

The Letters of Queen Elizabeth to the Dowager Queen Catherine (Parr)


The World of Mary Queen of Scots - Official site of the Marie Stuart Society

Mary Queen of Scots

Other Tudor Figures

The Scholemaster by Robert Ascham, 1570

Sir Francis Bacon

Blanche Parry- a great site by Ruth E. Richardson!!!

The Bayntum family - a great site full of info!!!

Elizabeth Blount

Bess of Hardwick, Countess of Shrewsbury

Erszébet Bathory (1560-1613) and Cséjthe Castle

William Byrd

Sir George Carey

Sir Edward, Lord Cromwell, Knight, Baron of Okkham

Sir Thomas Cheyne

Elizabeth Cooke

Descendants of Thomas, 8th Earl of Desmond

James Hepburn, fourth Earl of Bothwell - Great site about Mary Stuart last husband!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

John Dee Society

1. Sir Francis Drake - From Oliver Seeler 2. Sir Francis Drake

John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland

Sir Francis Englefield, Bt.

George Herbert

Ford's Landed Gentry of Berkshire

Sir Edward Hoby

Lancelot Andrewes

Sir Phillip Hoby
Sir Thomas Hoby
Hans Holbein

1. Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey

2. Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey

Sir Francis Knollys

Mac Donnell of Leinster Association

1. Christopher Marlowe

2. Christopher Marlowe

Thomas More Society
Sir Henry Neville
Sir Edward Norreys
Sir Henry Norreys
Henry Norreys (1º B. Norreys of Rycote)
Grace O'Malley
Sir Thomas Parry
John Paulet (5º M. Winchester)
Cardinal Pole's Mission to England

Christopher Preston

Amy Robsart
Sir Ralph Sadleir
Phillip Sidney

1. William Shakespeare

2. Shakespeare Oxford Society

3. The Dark Side of Shakespeare - A Quadrilogy by W. Ron Hess

1. Captain John Smith

2. Captain John Smith

Edmund Spenser Homepage

The Babington Family

The Barnum/Barnham Family

The Bayntum Family

The Berkeley family

The Bryan Family

The Carey Family

The Cheney Family

The Chichester Name

The Conyers Family

The Danvers Family of Dauntsey

The Drury Family
The Heydon Family
1. The LeStrange Family

2. Arapacana Press

The Parry Family

The Throckmorton Family
The Smyth/e Smith/e family of Wiltshire
William Tyndale Society
1. Sir Henry Unton 2. Sir Henry Unton
Sir Henry Wotton and his worlds
Robert Wright (Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry)
Royalty, Heraldry and Genealogy
The UK & Ireland Genealogical Information Service (GENUKI)
Brigitte's Pages
The College of Arms
De Braose Web
Douglas family
Hereditary Titles of the British Empire
FAQ from alt. talk.royalty
Fitch Family: Early Generations

British Isles Genealogy

British Royal Family's Official Web Page
Joan's Royal Favourites
Janet's Family Page
The Monarchs of England
Royal Insight
Royalty Research Site
Francois Velde's Heraldry Site
Tudor Genealogies
Genealogy of the Lupo family - descendants of Tudor court musicians
Proud to be Parr - Parr Family registry
Royal genealogy - Deatiled charts
Royal and Noble Genealogy
Elizabethan Heraldry
Directory of Royal Genealogical Data
Rootsweb mailing lists for English counties
The Society of Genealogists
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
The Guild of One Name Studies
European Royal History
Orange-Nassau Links
Rulers of Russia from 860
Knighthood and Chivalry
A Display of Heraldry by John Guillim (1611), transcribed for the web by Paul Grant
Methven around the world
Douglas: The family and the clan
Sands Families
The Jermy Family of Norfolk & Suffolk
The Montague Millenium website
Daily Life

A Description of England by William Harrison, from Holinshed's Chronicles

A General Study of the Plague in England, 1539-1640

A Letter from the Queen's Majestie to the Lord Mayor of London, 1586, also from Jeff Lee

Back to When

Crime and Punishment in Elizabethan England

Crime and the Law

Elizabethan England:Everyday Life

Elizabethan Medicine


Facsimile Pages of Hall's and Holinshed's Chronicles at The Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text & Image at the University of Pennsylvania

Life in Elizabethan England: Marriage and Family

Medieval and Renaissance Games

Medieval and Renaissance Wedding Information

Medieval and Renaissance Wedding Rites

Medieval English Urban History

Popular Medicine

Proper Elizabethan Accents

Renaissance, The Elizabethan World

Stefan's Florilegium - Lots of great info!

The Royal Tennis Court at Hampton Court Palace and History of Real Tennis

The Medieval and Renaissance Wedding Site

Wicked Practises and Sorceries

Wrong Side of the River: London's disreputable South Bank in the sixteenth and seventeenth century. Jessica A. Browner

Travels in England during the reign of Queen Elizabeth by Paul Hentzner 1558-1623



Tudor Buildings. There are many Tudor Buildings still in existence throughout England, here you will find images and descriptions of them along with information on Tudor Architecture, Tudor Monarchs, Tudor Television Programmes and Tudor Museum Exhibitions.

Food and Drink

The Mead Maker's Page

Medieval Recipes

Cindy Renfrow's Historical Cooking site

A Boke of Gode Cookery

Elizabethan Food

Elizabethan Brewing, an extended essay on ingredients and techniques by Paul Placeway

Medieval/ Renaissance Food Homepage

Cariadoc's Miscellany

The Renaissance at the Dinner Table

Shakespeare's Food Poesies - The Bard's words on food

Portraits, Pictures, Sculptures, etc.

Heads from History

National Portrait Gallery

Monumental Brasses In the World

Tate Gallery

Tudor Artisans

Tudor and Elizabethan Portraits - One of my favorites!!!!!!!!!!!!

Web Gallery of Art

Costuming and Needlework

Auld Garb Monger's Free Porjects page

Celtic Dress of the 16th Century

The Costume Gallery

The Costume Page

The Costumer's Manifesto

Elizabethan Costume: History and Technique

The Elizabethan Practical Companion Blackwork Gallery

Hand Knit Hose

La Couturière Parisienne Costume and Fashion Site

Medieval and Renaissance Wedding Information

Milieux: The Costume Site

Short discourse on 16th century fashion

Sunara's Clothing and Accessories

Tudor Costumes

Tudor Dress: A portfolio of images

Age of Chivalry

Alter Years

Castle Collections

Champagne & Dunbar

Dragonfly Design Studio

Fantasy Costume

Harper House

Historic Enterprises

Magic Costumes

Merlyn Custom Costumes

MoiRandall's Historically Inspired Costume Items

Patterns of Time - be sure to check out their links too!

Period Costuming by Winego

Sewing Central

Valentine Armouries

A Wardrobe in Time

Heritage Stitchcraft - Beautiful designs from Britain

BritStitch - includng the line of Tudor cross stitch patterns from New Stitches Magazine

The Tudor Shop

Elizabethan Period Costumes

Elizabethan Style French Hood

Historical Images


Alison Weir - the site of her book "Henry the VIII, the King and his Court"

John Guy - The web presence of the prominent historian.

Kate Emmerson Historicals

Margaret George - Official Web Page

Philippa Gregory Official Website


Henry VIII, Intrigue in the Tudor Court

Bloody Mary


Clan MacColin of Glenderry - dedicated to researching and portraying the daily life of a 16th century Hibernio-Scottish clan.

Guild of St. George (California).

Guilde of St. George (Virginia).

Kansas City Renassaince Festival

St. Michael's, a Guild of Military Companies (California).

The St. Ives Historical Society, an organization of historical re-enactors.

Le Poulet Gauche, a group that recreates a 16th century tavern in Calais at various events.

Society for Creative Anachronism.

Santa Barbara Renaissance Faire

The Website of King Henry VIII, King Henry VIII has come back to life in the form of HenryTudor (alias Ray Irving), the most accurate lookalike in the World.

The Tudor Group

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