Maps, Topography, Miscellaneous

Streetmap Find any place in mainland Britain. Searchable by street, place name, post code, telephone code, Ordnance Survey coordinates, latitute/longitude, telephone code, etc.

Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516 Compiled by Samantha Letters.

Graesse’s Orbis Latinus An online version of the dictionary of Latin place-names by J. G. Th. Graesse (1909).

Latin Place-Names A brief but useful list of modern equivalents of Latin place-names in early printed books. Searchable both in Latin-to-English and in English-to-Latin.

Historical Atlas of Europe, AD 1-2000 Christos Nüssli’s site provides maps of Europe century-by-century.

Henry A. Harben, A Dictionary of London (1918) Online version of this scarce and very useful topographical dictionary of the City of London.

Sources for Building History A guide to researching historic buildings in the British Isles.

IHR’s “History On-line” reference sites The Institute of Historical Research’s collection of online dictionaries, directories, maps, encyclopedias, train timetables, and other reference works, plus gateways to museums, libraries, and archives.

Latin Vulgate Bible (Biblia Sacra Vulgata) Searchable text of the Vulgate Bible (Douay-Rheims version of 1589-1609, revised 1749-52), from an edition published in Baltimore in 1899.

Timeline of British History, 1066-1487 Includes brief biographies of English kings.

IBIS (Institute for British and Irish Studies) Links to numerous electronic resources in British and Irish Studies. Based at the University of Southern California.

Monumental Brass Society, Picture Library Online library of medieval brasses, including engravings of brasses that no longer survive. Searchable by name and by topic.

The Medieval Bestiary Excellent scholarly site on medieval bestiaries and on animals in the Middle Ages, including a topical encyclopedia, a digital text library, a handlist of important manuscripts, and a bibliography.