In this week's Claire Chats video, Claire gives some tips on how to go about researching specific Tudor people and what sources you can use.
Here are the links to sources mentioned in the video:
- History of Parliament member biographies - http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/research/members. The three volume set shown by Claire is The History of Parliament: The House of Commons, 1509-1558 (3 vols) edited by S.T. Bindoff, Haynes Publishing.
- Oxford Dictionary of National Biography - http://www.oxforddnb.com/public/index.html
- Kate Emerson's online "A Who's Who of Tudor Women" - http://www.kateemersonhistoricals.com/TudorWomenIndex.htm
- British History Online - http://www.british-history.ac.uk/
- National Archives - http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/
- British Library - https://www.bl.uk/
- Luminarium - http://www.luminarium.org/ and http://www.luminarium.org/encyclopedia/
- Our Primary Sources pages - https://www.tudorsociety.com/category/resources/primary-sources/
- Wikipedia - with caution, look at the sources and references - https://www.wikipedia.org/