Skip Navigation

Home Projects Publications Archives About Sign Up or Log In

Browse Resources

(15 classifications) (29 resources)

Great Britain -- History

19th century (11)
20th century (7)
Anecdotes. (1)
Archival resources. (6)
Archives (6)
Bibliography (1)
Computer network resources (1)
Electronic discussion groups (1)
Elizabeth II, 1952- (1)
Exhibitions (1)
Periodicals (1)
Pictorial works (4)
Richard III, 1483-1485. (1)
Sources (16)
Study and teaching (1)

View Resource Angelcynn: Glossary

Angelcynn is a historical recreation society dedicated to uncovering the details of culture, warfare, and everyday life in 5th to 9th century England. The Glossary of the Dark Ages section contains over 250 hyperlinked "explanations of some of the words, peoples and places important to the study of the early medieval period.";id=1;url=http%3A%2F...
View Resource Early British Kingdoms Web Site

Created and maintained by David Nash Ford, this site offers an excellent introduction to the Celtic Kingdoms that existed in Britain and Brittany from the time the Romans left until well into the eleventh century. The site is essentially composed of two portions, the first of which provides overviews of the kingdoms by region (West Country, Midland and South Britain, Wales, Northern Britain, North...
View Resource Tower Hamlets History On Line

The London Borough of Tower Hamlets is considered by some to be the heart of the East End, the sometimes infamous section of London that fascinated journalists, novelists, and social scientists through the nineteenth century and well into the twentieth. This site offers an excellent collection of both contemporary writings and historical essays, all taken from the Tower Hamlets' Local History...
View Resource Public Records Office Virtual Museum

The National Archives has created this virtual museum to showcase artifacts from its permanent collection that documents 1,000 years of British history. Although the site has some minor design flaws, such as light text that horizontally scrolls across dark, busy backgrounds, and .pdf files that are not clearly identified as such, its structure supports those who want to use historical objects to...
View Resource Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516

Compiled by Dr. Samantha Letters and hosted by the Institute for Historical Research (IHR), this site contains the first comprehensive national survey of markets and fairs in medieval England and Wales. At present, full information is available for eleven counties, with new additions planned throughout the year. The entries may be browsed by country or place name, and a glossary, list of...
View Resource The Heroic Age: A Journal of Early Medieval Northwestern Europe

Published since 1998, this free, peer-reviewed online journal is "dedicated to the study of Northwestern Europe from the Late Roman Empire to the advent of the Norman Empire." To date, four issues have been published, all of which are available online. In addition to articles, each issue contains a forum, Website and book reviews, and a digest of recent archaeological news. The main site also...
View Resource Dictionary of Victorian London

Designed and maintained by Lee Jackson, an author and librarian, the Victorian Dictionary is a useful resource on Victorian London history during the 19th century. This site contains over 40 categories that range from architecture, to clothing and fashions, to dates and events, to entertainment and recreation, to words and expressions. The site also contains a bibliography containing most of the...
View Resource The Oxford Science Walk

Maintained by The Museum of the History of Science, the Oxford Virtual Science Walk Web site explores "some of the most important and interesting historic scientific sites in Oxford, from the time of the founding of the University in the 13th century and the work of Friar Bacon to advancements in modern science such as the development of penicillin." Visitors visit thirteen sites and view an...
View Resource Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian's Wall is an historical monument built by the Romans in Britain and spans more than 2,000 years of history. Standing as a "reminder of past glories of one of the world's greatest civilisations," the Wall is equipped with museums, forts, and events that bring Roman history to life. Designed by the World Heritage Site, this Web site offers tourist information (such as travel and hotel...
View Resource St. Paul's Cathedral

Perhaps one of the finest neo-Classical cathedrals in the world, the current St. Paul's cathedral is an example of the outstanding architecture of Christopher Wren, and a testimony to his dogged persistence and passion for his life's work. In keeping with the attention to detail that is indicative of Mr. Wren's work, the St. Paul's Web site has detailed information on visiting the cathedral, the...
Next →