Kings and Queens of Britain Companion Website
Kings and Queens of Britain
Here is a list of recommended web links:
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography homepage (subscription).
The Oxford Companion to British History online (subscription).
Official web site with good historical account.
Descriptions of individual coronations, including Elizabeth I and Victoria.
A guide to this important kingdom.
Official site, including royal family tree and information on the crown jewels.
Information on the background events leading up to the battle of Hastings.
A long and unusually detailed account, including section on Bede and the Golden Age.
A guide to all the UK's royal palaces.
An overview of the Tudor reformation.
Useful genealogical material and includes other powerful figures.
Rulers of Britain
Brief references to all the rulers, making a good starting-point.
St. Paul's Cathedral
Homepage of St. Paul's Cathedral
Scottish Wars of Independence
The story of William Wallace and Robert the Bruce.
Tower of London
Homepage of the Tower of London.
A well-arranged website with themes on Ireland, Humanism and the Spanish Armada.
A brief introduction to the astonishing museum at Coppergate.
Wessex, kingdom of
Biographies of important rulers of this nucleus kingdom of England.
The official site for Britain's most famous church, home to numerous royal ceremonies.