digital archive (images and catalogue) of manuscripts of the actor Edward Alleyn (1566-1626)
The Hooke Folio contains extracts from the Royal Society’s Journal Books and rough minutes for the period of Hooke’s secretaryship
This web site is the culmination of a project to make available one of the great florilegias of the 1700s, the Hortus Nitidissimis.
multilingual access to an annotated version of the voluminous correspondence of Mozart and his family (1400 letters)
Intoxicants and Early Modernity explores the period between the introduction of tobacco in the 1570s and the ‘Gin Craze’ of the early eighteenth century.
excerpts from letters written by Simon Taylor, an 18th-century Jamaican slaveholder and plantation owner
Digital edition of the 16th-century editions of John Foxe’s protestant martyrology.
More than 70 original engravings digitised by NLS from the first ever pictorial survey of Scotland, published by military engineer John Slezer in 1693.
High quality scans of Cambridge University Library’s set of 66 proof maps prepared for John Speed’s Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine, which was published in 1611/12.
The Jonathan Swift Archive makes available digitized texts of Jonathan Swift’s prose works, transcribed from a great variety of early printed editions.
digitised versions of 17th to 19th century geological literature in the University of Oxford libraries.
Latin Texts of Early Modern Europe projects are dedicated to building a digital library of the humanistic Respublica Litterarum
174 letters of Philip II, King of Spain, from the time of naval war against England and France, 1592 – 1597.
online edition of the letters of William Herle, Elizabethan spy and diplomat
A GIS interface enabling researchers to map and visualize textual and artefactual data relating to 17th and 18th-century London.
A fully searchable edition of 240,000 manuscripts from eight archives and fifteen datasets for eighteenth-century London. Includes criminal justice, parish poor relief, hospital and guild records.
a forum for scholars to share information about lost plays in England, 1570-1642
Anthology of English literature, medieval to 18th century
A database of early Stuart manuscript pamphlet literature.
MoEML maps the streets, sites, and significant boundaries of late sixteenth-century and early seventeenth-century London.
collaborative transcription, linkage and enrichment of primary manuscripts from the High Court of Admiralty, London, 1650-1669
Electronic edition of Mary Wroth’s poetry.
database of the material evidence of 15th-century printed books: ownership, decoration, binding, manuscript annotations, stamps, prices, etc.
A digital library project that makes freely available original works demonstrating the evolution of American medicine from colonial frontier outposts of the 17th century to research hospitals of the 20th century.
primary sources for the history of thought; includes texts by several major authors of the period from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment
The Library’s earliest surviving charging ledger (July 1789 – April 1792) is a window into the reading habits of over five hundred members of the Society Library
digital collection of Newton’s manuscripts held by the Cambridge University Library
Project to make all Newton’s printed and manuscript writings freely available online, covering his scientific work, theological texts and alchemical tracts
The Old Bailey Proceedings Online makes available a fully searchable, digitised collection of all surviving editions of the Old Bailey Proceedings from 1674 to 1913, and of the Ordinary of Newgate’s Accounts between 1676 and 1772. It allows access to over 197,000 trials and biographical details of approximately 2,500 men and women executed at Tyburn, […]
A multimedia resource presenting the pre-Reformation mass liturgy sung by choir boys in Nuremberg