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Historical Music Timeline - Historical Music (Coming soon!)

A Guide to Medieval and Renaissance Instruments - Musica Antiqua

Lute Iconography before 1500 - Wayne Cripps

Medieval and Renaissance Music Research Page – Mulcheng

Music in England – UVictoria (concentrates on music in relation to Shakespeare)

Early English Musick: 1385-1714
Lists of musicians and compositions

Medieval Music Database
Does what it says on the tin.

The Cantigas de Santa Maria
A vast collection of songs in praise of the Virgin from thirteenth-century Spain.

Troubadours & Instruments
Joel Cohen's enquiry into whether troubadour song was accompanied on instruments

Renovata Cythara - The Renaissance Cittern Page

The Waits Website
The Official Website of the International Guild of Town Pipers

Early Music FAQ

Thesaurus Musicarum Latinarum
Database of Latin music theory written during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

Richard Rastal's doctoral thesis available online in Word format

Blackletter Ballads

The Broadside Ballads Website

Historical Harps

Catches & Glees

Early & Renaissance Guitar Music

The Dancing Master, 1651-1728: An Illustrated Compendium By Robert M. Keller

Modern Editions of The Music of Thomas Ravenscroft

Pictures of Historical Bagpipes

"At the Bannockburn": song / bagpipe tune: Battle of Bannockburn, 1314

Thor Ewing

Viking Myths
Viking myths for kids
Viking gods and goddesses
Viking gods and the days of the week

The Scottish Clan Ewing and the new Ewing clan tartan