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ENGL 150: "Elizabethan England": Home

Use the resources on this guide to find information about life in England during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, 1558-1603.

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Reference books provide background and factual information.  Those listed here include material on Elizabethan England.

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Search here to find books and other materials (but not periodical articles) in the UWSP library.  Try using these search terms or make up your own:  "Elizabethan England"; England "16th century"; "Great Britain" Elizabeth.

Or "shop" on the library's 3rd floor stacks for books on life during and history of the Elizabethan period.  They have call numbers DA320-DA359.



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