This pathfinder will serve as a starting point for your research. Use it to guide your search, but there is always more out there. Ask the librarian if you're having problems!


SweetSearch (Student focused search engine)

DATABASES Check HERE for passwords.

Daily Life in History
Modern Era
Modern World History Online

Active History


General Renaissance

The Renaissance
Renaissance Secrets (Good gossip column material!)
Renaissance Connection
A Brief History of Fencing
Renaissance Recipes

Elizabethan England

Life in Elizabethan England
BBC: The Tudors
Tudor History
Voices of the Powerless: The Reformation (good look at political upheavals)
Poverty in Elizabethan England
Worst Diseases in Shakespeare's London
Elizabethan Sports
Medicine in Elizabethan England
Elizabethan Music


Shakespeare Online
Shakespeare Web
Folger Shakespeare Library
Shakespeare Resource Center
Shakespeare and the Internet
PBS: The Dossier (Great timeline exploring major events during S's lifetime
Internet Shakespeare