State Papers Online. Government of Britain, 1509-1714

Full-text of British state and government papers from the reign of Henry VIII through the reign of Queen Elizabeth I and held by the British National Archives and in various private and university libraries. Includes excellent essays providing background to the documents, eras, reigns, and domestic and foreign/international relations of Great Britain from 1509 – 1603. Basic and advanced search options with limits to reign, date, collection, language, author/recipient, and geography. Research tools section includes abbreviations, glossary, genealogy trees, money/ weights/measures, chronologies, and an image gallery. Primary source.