Here’s a peek at the books about Elizabethan life that I refer to while writing.
Book of the Maidservant, Rebecca Barnhouse, a novel about Margery Kempe’s journey, Random House, 2009
Daily Life in Elizabethan England, Jeffrey L. Singman, Greenwood Press, 1995
Distilling Knowledge: Alchemy, Chemistry, and the Scientific Revolution, Bruce T. Moran, Harvard University Press, 2006
Elizabeth’s London: Everyday Life in Elizabethan London, Liza Picard, St. Martin’s Press, 2004
Memoirs of a Medieval Woman: The Life and Times of Margery Kempe, Louise Collier, Thomas Y. Crowell, 1984
Survey of London: Written in the Year 1578, John Stow, Sutton Publishing, 1994