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Resources Catalogue British History Resources online catalogue curated and indexed for you and your project or interest in British History. An online and evolving index to help you find great resources we have located quickly and easily. On our travels through the archives looking for primary source material, we often come across digital resources that seem buried… Continue Reading

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DatesResourceThemes, Locations KeywordsSource
500-1499Medieval Music in Britain an intriguing Resource for Historians with an internet in English Music and its early developmentMedieval Music in Britain

Direct access to Frank Harrisons expert and authoritative work published 1959, available online and written in the 20th century. Frank Harrison died in 1987, the work he has left is a joyful legacy on a subject that is difficult to learn about if you are not within the ivory towers and shares the rich legacy he has left behind with us all.
https://archive.org/details/musicinmedievalb00harr
Music and History
Polyphony
Resources
Medieval Music
Arts design music and media
Post on Intriguing History Source on internet Archives and World Catalog.
800-2015List of British Monarchs Kings and Queens Listed by date and period of British History.Monarchs All Periods Monarchy Kings and Queens Royalty ListsIntriguing History
1410-1420Old Hall Manuscript of Early British / English MusicBritish and English Music Manuscripts Arts Design Media and Music Artefacts Artifacts 15th Century
English Early Composers
1720-2015British Prime Ministers List listed in chronoloigical or Timeline order.British Prime Ministers List Politicians 18th 19th and 20th centuryIntriguing History
1777-2015House of Rothschilds Archives
The Rothschild ArchivesThe historical archives of a remarkable family and business that has thrived for more than 200 years. The resources are largely summarised but accessible for research subject to registration via the site, this requires academic references unfortunately. But there are good summaries of the genealogy and the business including a timeline you can access without registration.
Organisations
Archives
Business
British History the Jewish Community
Church Faith and Religion 18th century 19th century 20th century
Rothschilds Archives
1500-1840Mills History of British India (Vol 1 of 8 Volumes) by wilson Published 1840 India empire British East India Company
Tudor Business trade and Indstry
Internet Archive, free o use
1450 - 2015The London Picture Map, digital collection of images of London.LondonPost on Intriguing History
1485-1603Lecutures and Papers on the Reformation in England and on the Continent Published 1890 by Aubrey Lackington Moore Tudor Reformation 16th CenturyInternet Archive Free to use
1697An Essay on the East-India Trade 1697 by Charles D'Avenant
The East India company was set-up under he Royal Charter of Elizabeth I in 1600. Nearly a century later this essay (source document) provides almost a century later an insight into the 17th century perspective about the importance for the nobility of having a knowledge of trade and business. The essay can be found in the Yale Law School Avalon CollectAn Essay on the East India Trade 1697ion transcribed here
India Empire Business and Trade 17th Century
1700-2015Military Memorabilia and Cap Badges a growing collection of British and its dominions Cap Badges as a handy online reference.Military Objects Cap Badges Collections Intriguing History
1914-1915The Dardanelles by Sir Charles Edward Callwell
1939-1945Film Documentary about Holocaust Documentary made unfinished at end of WW2 'When Night Falls a British TV documentary first shown on Channel 4 about the making of the post war documentary about the Holocaust, see this post here.WW2 Germany Holocaust Jewish Oppression Film Documentary Alfred Hitchcock directorReview and links

The Peasants Revolt Summer 1381

The peasants revolt took place in June in 1381 but a better name for it is probably the peoples revolt. It was the beginning of the end for the feudal system and a pivotal episode in English history.

Salvador Dali and Edward James collaborated on two artworks together in West Sussex?

Salvador Dali and Edward James collaborated on two artworks together in West Sussex?

Mae west’s Lips, A Sofa, A Lobster Telephone known as the Aphrodisiac, West Sussex Dali Edwards and life in an english Country House, you have got to admit it is intriguing? Oh yes Edward the Prince of Whales, the Wellcome Foundation and just for good measure Somerset Maughan…oh what a tangled web the people and personalities spin throughout our history…

Intriguing London Streets Cecil Court

Learning about the history of London streets reveals a wealth of colourful characters, as they emerge from a variety of historical documents. One such location is Cecil Court, home over centuries to a host of colourful characters.

Military Cap Badge Suffolk Regiment

Military Cap Badge Suffolk Regiment

The Suffolk Regiment military cap badge, just one of an intriguing collection of military cap badges

West Dean West  Sussex and New Mexico…what do they have in common?

West Dean West Sussex and New Mexico…what do they have in common?

Edward James a lasting legacy , a great endowment and a mad folly in Mexico? In the heart of the Sussex Downs dont’ miss a treat and enjoy the grandeur of a country house fit for kings with a wonderful opportunity to develop your creative skills…

Millers in the Family?

An intriguing resource for those with an interest in the social or family history of millers

BMD Certificates sale Birmingham & Midland Genealogy Society

Search 7000 unwanted BMD certificates available through Birmingham and Midland Society Genealogy and Heraldry

Bunhill Fields Burial Ground City of London

Bunhill Fields, an absolutely fascinating place to visit irrespective of whether you have nonconformists in your family or not, the history alone is mesmerising..

UK’s 1st Nuclear powered Submarine Dreadnought footage1963

Why did we build the UK’s first Nuclear Submarine in Barrow and why is the answer down to our Victorian Ancestors? Share your views, information and insights or connections…