Luminarium: Medieval, Rennaisance and 17th Century manuscripts...very nice!
McSweeny's has articles on different subjects, including legends. Informitive and clever.
The Godey's Lady's book. The popular bit of Victoriana is now online, with pictures of fashions and articles.
Link to the Webseed Directory
Your Dictionary.com has many resources.
Electric Library - You can search for free, but seeing the actual articles requires membership.
Magazine Rack - Free Online Magazines
Newspapers in the United Kingdom - listings for individual UK papers.