State Papers Online

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State Papers Online: Early Modern Government in Britain and Europe provides access to documents which cover two hundred years of British and European history, from the reign of Henry VIII to the end of the reign of Queen Anne. These collections provide insight into early modern British and European history, including diplomacy, politics, society, culture, law, religion, kingship and queenship, exploration, travel and trade, and the early empire and support research in early modern literature, Renaissance and Reformation studies, and Tudor and Stuart studies. Researchers can also explore Britain’s diplomatic relations and trade in Europe and with the Ottoman Empire, Russia, Asia, Africa, and the Americas.

State Papers include the following:

  • Part I: The Tudors, 1509-1603: State Papers Domestic
  • Part II: The Tudors, 1509-1603: State Papers Foreign, Scotland, Borders, Ireland and Registers of the Privy Council
  • Part III: The Stuarts and Commonwealth, James I – Anne I, 1603-1714: State Papers Domestic
  • Part IV: The Stuarts and Commonwealth, James I – Anne I, 1603-1714: State Papers Foreign, Ireland and Registers of the Privy Council
  • Eighteenth Century, 1714-1782, Part 1: State Papers Domestic, Military, Naval and Registers of the Privy Council
  • Eighteenth Century, 1714-1782, Part 2: State Papers Foreign, Low Countries and Germany
  • Eighteenth Century, 1714-1782, Part 3: State Papers Foreign, Western Europe
  • Eighteenth Century, 1714-1782, Part 4: State Papers Foreign, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe and Turkey
  • The Stuart and the Cumberland Papers from the Royal Archives, Windsor Castle

Provider: Gale
Coverage: 16th-18th centuries