Elizabeth I Calendar of State Papers Online

Internet Archive/Open Library hosts several volumes of the
Calendar of State Papers, Domestic. Edward VI, Mary, Elizabeth, and James I, 1547-1625
Features a beautifully designed user interface and excellent search capability.

Did moneylender Michael Lok loan his name to the character Shylock? Many Oxfordians think so. From Vol. 1 of the State Papers, a note on Edward de Vere’s outstanding debt to Michael Lok.