British History OnlineProduced by the Institute of Historical Research, University of London : History of Parliament Trust, British History Online is the digital library containing some of the core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of the British Isles.
Discovering Literature: MedievalFrom The British Library: Explore unique collection items and expert articles relating to some of the earliest works of English literature and most influential figures in literary history.
Discovering Literature: Shakespeare and Renaissance writersFrom The British Library: Learn more about the world of Shakespeare and Renaissance writers through the images and ideas that shaped their imaginations. Explore a range of critical views on key plays and poems, in over 100 newly-commissioned articles.
Discovering Literature: Romantics and VictoriansFrom The British Library: Discover some of our greatest literary treasures from the Romantic and Victorian periods, and learn about the historical, social and political contexts in which they were written and set.
Discovering Literature: 20th centuryFrom The British Library: Explore the ways in which key 20th-century authors and playwrights experimented with new forms and themes to capture the fast-changing world around them.
English Language & Literature TimelineFrom the 11th century to the present day, follow the evolution of the English language and our literature decade by decade to uncover the richness and diversity of our poetry and prose.