Book Worm Research

Research Links for Historical Fiction Research

These are some of my recently used links for research. You are welcome to peruse the sites for your own use, and if you have some you would like to share, please message me! The links are separated into eras or topics. Enjoy!

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

Mimesis

Mimesis | art | Britannica

Temporal Anomalies in The Time Traveler’s Wife

“I Give You My Body….How I Write Sex Scenes” by Diana Gabaldon

GENERAL BRITISH HISTORY

Banking in the United Kingdom – Wikipedia

The Idea of a League of Nations – Herbert George Wells, Edward Grey Grey of Fallodon (Viscount), Lionel Curtis, William Archer, Henry Wickham Steed, Alfred Zimmern, John Alfred Spender, James Bryce Bryce (Viscount), Gilbert Murray – Google Books

The Secret Society: Cecil John Rhodes’s Plans for a New World Order – Robin Brown – Google Books

stone-circles.org.uk – The Prehistoric Sites of Great Britain

Deceased Wife’s Sister’s Marriage Act 1907 – Wikipedia

Coefficients (dining club) – Wikipedia

Cecil Rhodes – Wikipedia

MilnerGroup.pdf

Round Table movement – Wikipedia

Alfred Milner, 1st Viscount Milner – Wikipedia

WW2 and WW1 German Army Uniform Packages

TUDOR ERA

EDWARDIAN ERA

Edwardian England: A Guide to Everyday Life, 1900-1914 – Evangeline Holland – Google Books

WORLD WAR ONE

‘Shell shock’ Revisited: An Examination of the Case Records of the National Hospital in London

Semi-detached Idealists: The British Peace Movement and International … – Martin Ceadel, Fellow and Tutor in Politics Martin Ceadel – Google Books

Psychology and the Great War, 1914–1918 | The Psychologist

Ralph Brown, M.D.Lond., B.S., M.R.C.S.Eng., L.R.C.P.Lond. Senior Assistant Physician and Deputy Medical Superintendent, Bethlem and Bridewell Royal Hospitals | Journal of Mental Science | Cambridge Core

The History of Bethlem – Jonathan Andrews, Asa Briggs, Roy Porter, Penny Tucker, Keir Waddington – Google Books

Posts | Historic Hospitals | An Architectural Gazetteer | Page 6

Katharine Furse – Wikipedia

Rachel Crowdy – Wikipedia

Office of Medical History 1

Office of Medical History 2

The Medical Department: Medical Service in the European Theater of Operations – Graham A. Cosmas, Albert E. Cowdrey – Google Books

Delivery of Medical Care on the battlefield – World War I Centennial

Dedicated follower of fashion: Hyde Park in the First World War – Hyde Park – The Royal Parks

London’s First Zeppelin Raid: 9 Surprising Facts – HistoryExtra

World War I, The Great Zeppelin Raid

When zeppelins bombed Loughborough by mistake – BBC News

The Times Archive | The Times & The Sunday Times 1

The Times Archive | The Times & The Sunday Times 2

Thomas Beecham: An Obsession with Music – John Lucas – Google Books

London’s World War I Zeppelin Terror – HISTORY

German airship hits central London – HISTORY

Voices of the First World War: Zeppelins Over Britain | Imperial War Museums

World War 1 and 2 Love Stories with Army Military Romances

Prisoners of War and Internees (Great Britain) | International Encyclopedia of the First World War (WW1)

Berlin 1914: A city of ambition and self-doubt – BBC News

10 Significant Battles Of The First World War | Imperial War Museums

Battle of Loos | National Army Museum

John Kipling killed at the Battle of Loos – HISTORY

When Rudyard Kipling’s Son Went Missing | The New Yorker

The National Archives | Exhibitions & Learning online | First World War | Spotlights on history

The WWI Conspiracy : The Corbett Report

The Secret Elite (3): Building The Network; Spreading The Word | First World War Hidden History

The Secret Elite (2): Milner the Puppet-master | First World War Hidden History

WORLD WAR TWO

ARTHURIAN

The Prophecy of Merlin | Robbins Library Digital Projects

Avilion | Robbins Library Digital Projects

Time and the Witch Vivien | Robbins Library Digital Projects

A Companion to Arthurian Literature – Google Books

MERLIN The Great Wizard An Arthurian Legend

Tintagel in about AD 700 | English Heritage

67 Not Out: The Bells Toll The Way To King Arthur And St Denys In Cornwall

Lancelot and Elaine

Who was King Arthur and where was Camelot?

The Huntress and the Harlot

the crowning of arthur.pdf

The Coming of Arthur | Robbins Library Digital Projects

Lady of the Lake – Wikipedia

SHAKESPEAREAN

WELSH HISTORY

Wales and the League of Nations 1928-1929

Man, Mission and Movement: The Welsh League of Nations Union and Gwilym Davies – Welsh Centre for International Affairs

Temple Tales #2: ‘A Man and his Monument’: the real David Davies? | WCIA Voices

David Davies 75: Internationalist ‘Father’ of the Temple of Peace – Welsh Centre for International Affairs

The Davies Sisters during the First World War

A taste for modernity: the Davies sisters as art collectors | Oriel Davies Gallery

Sisters Select: Works on Paper from the Davies Collection – Bethany McIntyre, National Museums & Galleries of Wales – Google Books

The collectors: Davies sisters turned inheritance into art – syracuse.com

THE LATE MR. EDWARD DAVIES, LLANDINAM.|1898-01-04|Evening Express – Welsh Newspapers

MARRIAGE OF MR EDWARD DAVIES, LLANDINAM.|1891-10-23|The Pontypridd Chronicle and Workman’s News – Welsh Newspapers

THE WILL OF THE LATE MR EDWARD DAVIES.|1898-11-10|Towyn-on-Sea and Merioneth County Times – Welsh Newspapers

The history and origin of Welsh surnames

Wales – Google Maps

New sculptures have hidden powers, so I’m told | National Botanic Garden of Wales

Quantock Hills – Wikipedia

St Dennis Hill Fort [Dimilioc, St Dennis churchyard, St Denis, St Denys, St Dionysius] Hillfort : The Megalithic Portal and Megalith Map:

Welsh mythology – Wikipedia

The Mabinogion – Ancient Welsh tales of myths and legend

Bryn Gwyn Standing Stones

Piercefield House – Wikipedia

The Queen Stone Near the River Wye « thothistheibis

FRANCE

Discover France’s Version Of Stonehenge: Carnac’s Megalithic Alignments – France Travel Tips

FAMOUS AUTHORS

SCOTLAND

“How the Scots Invented the Modern World” by Arthur Herman

The History of Scotland by Neil Oliver

“Darien” by John Prebble – Scottish and New World book

NEW YORK

“The Island in the Center of the World” by Russell Shorto

“Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898” by Edwin G Burrows and Mike Wallace

“Dust to Dust: The History of Jewish Burial Practices in NY” by Allan M. Amanik

“In the Shadow of Slavery: African Americans in NY” by Leslie M. Harris

AMERICAN HISTORY