Tudor Resources

Henry VIII

Six Wives

National Archives – Six wives, archives from Europe: http://blog.nationalarchives.gov.uk/blog/six-wives-archives-view-europe/

Anne Boleyn

The Vatican Archives – The love letters between Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn: http://digi.vatlib.it/view/MSS_Vat.lat.3731.pt.A



Satirical Poems of the Time of the Reformation (with reference to Mary Queen of Scots, Darnley, The Earl of Morray etc.) (c. 1565 – c. 1572): https://archive.org/stream/satiricalpoemst03churgoog#page/n8/mode/2up


Hall’s Chronicle of the History of England during the reign of Henry IV and succeeding monarchs to the end of the reign of Henry VIIIhttps://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.49015000231820;view=1up;seq=5

  • This text is otherwise known as The union of the two noble and illustrious families of Lancaster and York (1548)


Holinshed’s Chronicle (1577 and 1587 editions): http://english.nsms.ox.ac.uk/holinshed/