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Several of these are now dormant, but they do have archives of when they were active.
The American Tarot Association—Members only tarot instruction
Anglican Catholic Christianity—Drusilla might possibly have been Anglican Catholic rather than Roman Catholic, and this site explains the sect.
Antique and Vintage Doll Collecting Terminology and Definitions—From About.com, good list of doll terms.
Astronomy.com—dedicated to the science of the stars, including interviews with noted astronomers and articles on astrological phenomena
Astronomy Picture of the Day—absolutely stunning star photographs, good for inspiration, as well aswallpaper and icon backgrounds
Basic Pet Canary Care—You have to feed them. Who knew?
Bereavement—British United Provident Association's site on the stages of the grieving process
Brandied Pears—A recipe for Little Anne's favorite.
Cassandra: Cursed Prophetess—Essay on the doomed Trojan seer who foresaw the fall the city but no one would believe her, very similar to Dru's story
Catholic.net—website devoted to Roman Catholicism
Catholic History—list of links on the history of Catholicism in England
Children's Folk Games—compilation of traditional children's games, including jumprope chants, tongue twisters, and rhymes
Coal Mining History Resource Centre—British site centering on Victorian era coal mining disasters
Common Reactions to Trauma—Department of Veterans Affairs article on symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
The Constellations—Information on all the major star constellations, including names of stars, locations, when they are visible, and where to find them in the sky
Constellations and Their Stars—Answers many questions about astronomy and gives detailed information on different kinds of stars
Convent—An article detailing some of the heirarchy and functions of convents.
Convent Life—An autobiographical account of a woman who became a nun in the 1950s. This would be pre-Vatican II and relatively similar to Dru's time period.
Drusilla.com—Home page for doll maker Dru Esslinger
Drusilla—The life of Julia Drusilla, sister of Caligula; the historic Drusilla was Joss Whedon's inspiration for Dru's name.
Drusilla (Buffyverse)—Wikipedia entry on... oh, take a wild guess.
Everything Drusilla—This website focuses on famous Drusillas through history and today. Gives some info on the name.
Grief—Wikipedia article on the stages in the grieving process
A Guide to Solemn High Mass—the Anglican Catholic version of Mass in detail
History of the Aurelian Vampires: Drusilla—Peasant's really wonderful chronology of the Fanged Four, complete with historical notes. A must-read for ficcers!
History of Roman Catholicism in Britain—Wikipedia article on how Catholics were treated in Great Britain
Hypnotism Power.com—Answers your basic questions on hypnotism
Julia Drusilla—Wikipedia article on Julia Drusilla, Dru's namesake.
Lace Magazine International—Specializing in bobbin and needle lace, historical background, and classes
Lace Museum and Preservation Society—If it weren't interesting enough to Dru, it's in Sunny vale, California
Learn Tarot.com—Learn all about the 78 picture cards in a tarot deck
Mini Dolls—Includes tutorials and other info for making your very own Miss Edith
Mysterious People—Specializing in "strange powers, poltergeist girls, psychics, occultists, and feral children." Dru would fit in nicely.
National Coal Mining Museum of England—Lots of information on coal mining in the reign of Victorian
Naturenet—UK site that deals with nature and conservation as well as native plants and flowers
Nursery Rhymes: Lyrics and Origins—Many familiar and unfamiliar rhymes, many with explanations
Phrase Finder—This British website specializes in the historical significance of everyday phrases
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder—Familydoctor.com article on the problem; relatively easy read
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: PTSD—Mayo Clinic page on PTSD
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder—Journal of American Medicine Association fact sheet on PTSD
Prague Tourist Information and Travel Guide—Some basic background on the city where Dru became ill
Project Canterbury: What Is Anglo-Catholicism?—An article on the history of the sect and its basic tenants
The Real Cost of Coal—Discusses the importance of coal in Victorian England and the effect on miners
A Real Illness: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder—National Institute of Mental Health site for PTSD. Written for non-professionals.
The Real Meaning of Nursery Rhymes—NPR interview with Chris Roberts, author of Words Lightly Thrown: The Reason Behind the Rhyme; requires RealPlayer or Windows Media Player
Reliving Trauma—National Institute of Mental Health article on the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder
Schizophrenia Throughout History—Unusual article dealing with some ancient treatments and attitudes towards schizophrenia
Sur La Lune: Annotated Fairytales—Summaries and explanations of many fairytales, well-known and rare
Teenshealth: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder—Nemours Foundation site dealing with how PTSD particularly effects young people
Ten Days in a Mad House—Reporter Nelly Bly's undercover report on conditions inside 19th century insane asylums for women
Traditionalist Catholicism—Wikipedia article highlighting the differences between modern Catholicim and pre-Vatican II Catholicism (what Dru would have practiced)
Trauma Disorders Glossary—Sidran Foundation site that lists definitions for terms commonly found in discussions of mental and emotional trauma; a good resource for understanding some of the other resources
Tridentine Mass—Wikipedia's explanation of what Catholic Mass was like from 1570 to 1962. Drusilla's version of Mass would have been drastically different from today's.
Two Centuries of Circus People—Nineteenth and twentieth century circus performers from the Dictionary of British Circus History Project
Understanding Schizophrenia—Mind, a British organization for mental health, gives an overview of schizophrenia
Victorian Crime—A Guide to Victorian detective fiction and the real events it was based on.
Victorian Dance—All the rules for what was and was not appropriate for dance during the reign of Victoria, as well as the different kinds of social dances
Victorian Dancing Etiquette—What every young lady would have known about going to a ball; American-centered, but still applicable to England
The Victorian Web—An absolutely essential resource for anything and everything to do with the Victorian era: politics, religion, gender issues, entertainment, you name it.
Wikipedia: Schizophrenia—Overview of schizophrenia on Wikipedia with several useful links
Wildflowers—A good resource for wildflowers from any country, including England
What Is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder?—U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs site dealing with symptoms of PTSD.
World Health Report on Schizophrenia—World Health Organization site with links to articles on schizophrenia
10 Big Myths About Copyright Explained—The author explains copyright
American-British and British-American Dictionaries—What it means on one side of the pond isn't necessarily what it means on the other
American Words Not Used in the UK—List of words only Americans would use, never Drusilla
Applewood Books—Online retailer of reproduction antique books and historical books in general. Many of the print sources can be found here
The Alternate History Travel Guides—A great site about alternate histories
Anagram Generator—rearranges letters of word to make new ones
BabyNamer.com—You can find 21,000 different names here
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations—Looking for a quote? You'll find it here.
BBC.co.uk—the news agency online
Behind the Name—Site that has the meaning of different names
British Words Not Widely Used in the US—Wikipedia articles on words unique to Britain.
California Law—A site that lists the California penal code
The Costumer's Manifesto: Victorian Fashion Links—Long list of links to men's and women's Victorian fashion websites.
Dialect Translations—More of a joke than serious, but it does have cockney and "hacker"!
Encyclopedia of British History—1500-1950—Site includes histories of lots of things
English Slang and Colloquialisms in the UK—A site with English slang
English-to-American Dictionary—A concordance of typical British sayings and what they mean in English
Fact Monster—Online encyclopedia with a lot of information; particularly good with historical fashion
Fanfiction Glossary—Multi-fandom dictionary of just about any term in fanfiction; incredibly useful site
Fan Rated Ratings System—Basic fanfiction rating system designed to replace other, copyrighted rating systems
Fifties Web—website on the 1950's
Food Timeline—Wondering when a particular food became popular and where? This is the place to find out.
Free Translations—A site with ... you guessed it-- free translations into other languages
Gallery of Demons—Demons from all over the world
Godey's Ladies Book Online—online version of the ladies' magazine of the 1800's
Google Language Tools—Provides translation from English into other languages.
Haunted Places—a list of the haunted places by state and country
Haunted Places in the UK—a list of haunted places in the UK
Historical Evolution of Transportation—How transportation evolved
History Buff—Newspaper clippings from the 16th-20th century, mainly American
The History Channel—website for the cable channel
How Stuff Works—Explains the inner workings of just about anything you can think of
Juliet Landau.com—The official homepage for the actress who played Drusilla.
Latin Dictionary—Need something translated to or from Latin? This is the link you need.
Legacies: UK History Local to You—BBC run site that focus on local British history and myth
Map Point—You guessed it, this site has maps!
The Moon's Phase—will tell you what the phase of the moon is for any given date
Mysterious Britain—Ghosts, haunted places, supernatrual creatures, and the like in Great Britain
MysteryMag—An online magazine specializing in the paranormal
Myths and Legends—Another myths and legends page
Occultopedia—An encyclopedia for all things occult
Reconstructing History—fashion through the ages
Rhymezone—listings of rhyming words, synonyms, etc.
Swordsonline.com—A site with lots of sharp, shiny, pointy swords
Symbolism of Plants, Trees and Herbs—listings of symbolism for plants, trees and herbs
This is London—Guide to London, England
Translations—This site is able to translate into some less popular languages.
Translating American English to British English—A very useful table of the most common phrases that are different.
Vampire Legends—Various legends about demons that have vampiric qualities
Vampire's Vault—Many essays on traditional vampire legends
Very Best of British Speak—Really humorously written guide to differences in Brit and American English
Victoria and Albert Museum—Link to the museum in Britain with sublinks to its different collections
Victoriana: The 19th Century Online—Information about past trends in fashion and decorating and sources for those items today
VisitBritian.com—Guide to Britain
Virtual Perpetual Calendars—Lets you figure out the day of the week for any date over centuries, as well as dates of changable holidays like Easter.
Wikipedia—Online encyclopedia of... well, everything
Wikipedia's List of Words with Different British and American Meanings—HUGE list of multi-meaning words
Word Meter—Gives you a visual of how far along you are in your word count goal for a project
YourDictionary.Com—Site with word definitions
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