This guide will help you find primary and secondary source materials related to British history.
Last Updated: Jul 15, 2014
Secondary sources are materials written by historians using primary sources (such as newspaper articles, government reports, books, etc. from the time period being studied). Examples of secondary sources include:
See the resources below to help you find secondary sources.
Because historians cite their primary sources, look at their bibliographies to locate sources for your own research.
- Encyclopedia of Tudor England
Almost 900 entries covering people, events, ideas, movements, institutions, and publications.
- Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Biographies of people who shaped the history of the British Isles.
- Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Anglo-Saxon England
Cover the history, archaeology, arts, architecture, literatures, and languages of England from the Roman withdrawal to the Norman Conquest (c.450 - 1066 AD)