Resources about Early Modern History

British Printed Images to 1700.   University of London and King’s College, London.  2006. Visited July 2, 2011.  A digital library of print images.

Early Modern Food Network.  Visited August 5, 2011.

Early Modern Women Database. University of Maryland. 2006. Visited July 20, 2011.  A collection of web resources.  Some are subscription only, but many are freely available.

Howard, Sharon. Early Modern Resources. 2011. Visited July 25, 2011.  An impressive collection of free online resources, compiled by Sharon Howard, University of Sheffield.

McInnis, David and Brett D. Hirsch, Early Modern Literary Studies. Sheffield Hallam University. 2007. Visited July 22, 2011.

The Seventeenth Century. Manchester University Press.  2011. Visited July 2, 2011. Open access to journal articles before 2005.  Other newer content can be browsed at the citation level.

Resources about Early Modern Newfoundland, Including Primary Sources

Colony of Avalon Foundation. Colony of Avalon. 2006. Visited August 1, 2011.  Website of the archeological dig in Ferryland.

Cupids 400. 2010.  Visited August 11, 2011.  The first planned settlement in Newfoundland.

Horwood, Rob. 17th Century Property Rights in Newfoundland. 2012.

Lahey, Raymond J. Church Affairs during the French Settlement at Placentia (1662-1714). Unpublished address given to the Placentia Area Historical Society, December 1, 1972. Visited October 5th, 2011.

Newfoundland Historical Society.  A Short History of Newfoundland and Labrador. Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s, N.L. : Boulder Publications, 2008.

Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage website. 2007.  Visited August 17, 2011.  This website provides a useful overview of the history of Newfoundland, including the early modern period.

O’Neill, Paul. The Oldest City : the Story of St. John’s, Newfoundland. Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s, N.L. : Boulder Publications, 2003.

Parks Canada.  Castle Hill National Historic Site.  2010.  Visited June 17, 2011.  Website of the Parks Canada French and English fortifications at Placentia, Newfoundland.

Rollman, Hans.  Anglicans, Puritans, and Quakers in Seventeenth-Century Newfoundland.  n.d.  Visited October 7, 2011.

Rollmann, Hans. Print Heritage of Newfoundland and Labrador: 16th and 17th Centuries. 2011. Visited August 26, 2011.  This website includes links to transcripts of five early modern publications about Newfoundland:

A Briefe Discourse of the New-Found-Lande (1620)by John Mason

A Discourse and Discovery of New-Found-Land (1620)Richard Whitbourne

A Plaine Pathway to Plantations (1624)by Richard Eburne

The Golden Fleece (1626)by William Vaughan

Quodlibets (1628)by Robert Hayman

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