Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Question from Monica -Online versions of "Letters and Papers", etc.


I love looking at the original sources for Henry VIII's reign, but hate having to go to the library each time. Is there a digital version of these, volumes such as Letters and Papers of the Reign of Henry VIII? I'd love to have these on disc so I could just read through, or find them on the internet. Or is there anywhere you can buy the set, affordably?



2 Comments:

Blogger Lara said...

The Internet Archive has a lot of good things, including some the "Letters and Papers" for Henry VIII.
They are scanned and downloadable as PDFs, text and a few other formats:
http://www.archive.org/details/letterspaperspt120greauoft

Be sure to look around at the other things they have. Google books has some of
the "Calendars" and "Letters and Papers" as well. I can waste hours looking through those sites and documents!

Some other (less free!) options:

http://www.tannerritchie.com/ is a company that has a lot of primary resources on CD, but they go for about
$100 (US) a pop, and that might just be for one or two volumes.

http://www.british-history.ac.uk/ has a relatively inexpensive subscription for online
documents and some free content.

The University of Hull State Papers Project has some free online content, but they are
focusing on Elizabeth I. http://www.sp12.hull.ac.uk/

November 28, 2007 1:32 PM  
Anonymous monica said...

Thanks, Lara, that's reeally useful

December 17, 2007 11:58 AM  

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