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Calendar of the Manuscripts of the Most Honourable the Marquess of Salisbury … preserved at Hatfield House, Hertfordshire, 13 vols.
The most important single archive for Elizabethan politics, arguably more important than the Elizabethan State Papers in the National Archives, and the fullest and best printed source for Elizabeth’s reign. Note that some of the most important documents for Mary Queen of Scots are in the later Addenda sections. Find all 13 volumes at the following link, where you can explore them as online ebooks or download them to your computer. To explore them as ebooks, first select the volume you want from the list and click on the title, and when the new page loads, click on the moving image at the upper left-hand side of the screen. The ebook will load automatically. To download the whole book as a pdf file, choose “pdf” from the small menu below the moving image, and right-click on it: http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=manuscripts%20salisbury%20hatfield%20AND%20mediatype%3Atexts