A series of old-spelling, SGML-encoded editions of Renaissance books and manuscripts (with critical introduction), transcriptions of basic texts, and supplementary studies, published on the Internet as a free resource for students of the period.

General Editor: Ian Lancashire

Centre for Computing in the Humanities, 1994-.

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  1. The Elizabethan Homilies 1623. Ed. Ian Lancashire. RET 1. 1994.

  2. William Shakespeare, Shakespeares Sonnets 1609. Ed. Hardy Cook and Ian Lancashire. RET 2. Forthcoming.


  1. Robert Cawdrey. A Table Alphabetical of Hard Usual English Words. Ed. Robert A. Peters. Gainesville, Florida: Scholars' Facsimiles, 1966. Electronic edition by Raymond Siemens. 1994.

Supplementary Studies

  1. Ian Lancashire. RET Encoding Guidelines. December 1994.

  2. Ian Lancashire. "The Public-Domain Shakespeare," Paper delivered at the Modern Language Association Convention, December 1994.

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