Provides background and information on the culture and history of the Elizabethan period, biographies of significant men and women of the time, and primary sources that represent some of the most significant and studied documents of the era.
- Kelly Jones
Downton Abbey returns to television with Season Three on January 6 and I can hardly wait to see what’s going to happen! I’m willing to bet that I am not alone in my fascination with the Crawley family. Luckily, there are plenty of great items in the library’s collection to tide us over until January.
- Ellen Betts
Prince William of Wales will marry his longtime girlfriend Catherine Middleton on April 29 at Westminster Cathedral. Devoted royalty-watchers await the day of ceremony and pomp-which the British do so well-with hopes for a joyful beginning to a happy marriage as this young couple enter a life of service to their country together. In the last century, the public aspect of royal weddings evolved from marital unions designed to cement diplomatic relations to celebrations of national character and promotions of the countries’ most pleasant aspects.