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DICKENS & VICTORIAN ENGLAND

General History and Society

The Victorian Web

The National Archives: Victorians

BBC History In-depth: Victorians

People

British Monarchs: Queen Victoria

BBC Historic Figures: Charles Dickens

David Perdue's Charles Dickens Page

 

HENRY V

Encyclopaedia Britannica - Henry V

English Monarchs - Henry V

The Battle of Agincourt

 

POETRY

Canadian Archive of Poetry; bibliographies for well known Canadian poets

Index of Poetry - University of Toronto

Poets' Corner - collection of poems from the past including chants, ballads, sonnets
BBC Poetry on Display - visual poetry
Poets Against the War - international focus

Favourite Poem Project - poems with analysis
Poetry in Motion - poetry made into films

Sonnet Central - Canadian and international sonnet resource

 

SHAKESPEARE & ELIZABETHAN ENGLAND

Why Study Shakespeare?

AS (Advanced Standard) GURU – Biography and Historical Context

General

BBC: The Shakespeare Paper Trail

Elizabethan England - Springfield School District

Life in Elizabethan England: A Compendium of Common Knowledge

Historic Figures: Shakespeare (BBC)   

Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet

No Sweat Shakespeare

Shakespeare's Birthplace Trust

Shakespeare's Life and Times

Shakespeare Online (includes plots, biography, timeline, quotations)

Shakespeare Resource Center

Crocus Plains Library Shakespeare Links

Topics

Architecture of the Elizabethan Era

Costuming of the Elizabethan Era

Crime and the law

Educating Shakespeare

Elizabeth I, Britannia Encycl.

Elizabeth I, Bartleby Encycl.

History of the Monarchy

Literature Network – biography and writings

Royal Shakespeare Theatre - Plays, digitized images, life & times

Science and Magic of the Elizabethan Period

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre

Shakespeare Photographs

Stratford-upon-Avon - Shakespeare’s birthplace

Shakespeare’s Works and Criticism

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

Shakespeare’s works and timeline

Shakespeare’s poetry

Shakespeare’s poetry

Macbeth: BBC Anglo-Saxon History

Macbeth: Historic-UK.com

Authorship

Did the Earl of Oxford write the Shakespeare works?

 

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