Autobiographies - any for Tudor England?
Not contemporary puff piece biogs, but personal accounts with insight and observation, written by the person's own hand.
The best link I could find is a bit odd, with a strained academic interpretation:
My favourites are from Europe - they read like picaresque novels:
Italian artist Cellini - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benvenuto_Cellini#Cellini.27s_autobiography_and_other_writings
Medical student Platter - http://www.archive.org/details/belovedsonfelix007215mbp
Spanish Armada disaster story by de Cuellar - http://www.ucc.ie/celt/published/T108200/