Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. General Reference DA 28 .O95 2004 There is also the earlier edition of the DNB in reference.
|Tudor England : an encyclopedia. General Reference DA 315 .T753 2001 Quarto|
|Historical Dictionary of Stuart England 1603-1689. General Reference DA 375 .H57 1996|
|The Tudor Age. General Reference DA 315 .O331 1995|
|British Women writers. General Reference PR 111 .B75 1989|
|Reference books on Shakespeare: General Reference PR 2892. There are many books in this area of the Reference section on M Level.|
Who's Who in Shakespeare's England: LSC PO 2910 .P3 1981 Short biographies of Shakespeare's contemporaries.
|Biographical Research. A very good manual on writing biography. B Level CT 22 .R63 2002|
|Literary Lives: biography and the search for understanding. B Level CT 21 .E414 2000b|
|Early Modern London|
|Women's Education, Work, & Writing in Early Modern England|
|Early Modern Marriage & Family Life|
|Clothes & Fashion in Renaissance England|
|Food, Drink, & Taverns|
|Law, Crime, & Punishment in Early Modern England|
|Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet |
|Life in Elizabethan England|
|Description of Elizabethan England, by William Harrison, 1577|
|Elizabethan England and the World of Shakespeare|
|Shakespeare's Life and Times|
|JHU Libraries Catalog|
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|The early modern Englishwoman--a facsimile library of essential works. 10 volume series of primary works by women. Includes: Elizabeth Cary, Katherine Parr, Mary Sidney Herbert, Mary Wroth, and others. D Level Blue Labels: PR 1121 .E19 1996|
|Early Modern Women: a resource guide to Special Collections|
|Orinda: the literary manuscripts of Katherine Philips (1631-1664). Microfilm, request on A Level. Film No. 3521|
Conduct literature for women 1500-1640. 6 volume set of primary literature from the period, including facsimile images of the original texts.
B Level: BJ 1609 .C66 2000
|Reading early modern women : an anthology of texts in manuscript and print, 1550-1700 D level Blue Labels PR 113 .S32 2006|
|Research Guide : Primary Sources. Learn how to work with primary sources, and how to find them.|
|Research Guide to History and English Literature : 2 more Guides created for Hopkins students|
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