ARCHIVE The National Archives Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 4DU 0208 876 3444 nationalarchives.gov.uk TNA is open every day except for Sunday and Monday. BOOKS
The Time Traveller’s Guide to Elizabethan England by Ian Mortimer (Vantage, 2013) The bestselling author reveals ordinary life during the reign of Elizabeth I.
The Tudor Age by Jasper Ridley (Constable, 1988) Ridley’s book was republished as A Brief History of the Tudor Age in 2002.
When Death Do Us Part: Understanding and Interpreting the Probate Records of Early Modern England by Tom Arkell, Nesta Evans and Nigel Goose (eds) (Leopard’s Head Press, 2000) The essays in this book explore different aspects of probate. WEBSITE Palaeography Tutorial nationalarchives.gov.uk/ palaeography TNA has created a tutorial to help you read handwriting from documents created between 1500 and 1800, with plenty of tips and interactive exercises of increasing difficulty.