This interdisciplinary Renaissance reference work, provides a definitive finding list for printed and manuscript poetry texts for the Elizabethan period. Lists over 32,500 poems and over 3,400 books and manuscripts, locating all poems ascribed to a given author, and finding all texts upon which critical editions of poems are based. The index provides rapid and thorough interdisciplinary control over this important canon. Each record provides a fully cross-referenced profile of the poems, including, as relevant, texts and locations, technical format, author, date of imprint/transcription, number of lines, burden or refrain, title, editions/scholarship. Poems covered include subjects as diverse as alchemy, astrology, libel, marriage, politics, royal entertainments, satire, tobacco, and withcraft, and personalties such as Cressida, Henry IV of France, Hercules, Mary Magdalene, Pope Joan and William the Conqueror.