Great Tales from English History: The Truth About King Arthur, Lady Godiva, Richard the Lionheart, and More

By Robert Lacey

With perception, humor and interesting aspect, Lacey brings brilliantly to existence the tales that made England--from Ethelred the Unready to Richard the Lionheart, the Venerable Bede to Piers the Ploughman.

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Ackroyd and Scruton supply own interpretations from the guts. Fernández-Armesto seems on the higher photograph. Our Island tale via H. E. Marshall is lengthy out of print, yet an American version of 1920 has been lovingly digitalised and wear the web through the social gathering of girls Writers undertaking hosted by means of the collage of Pennsylvania. it may be seen in its entirety, with its illustrations, on www. electronic. library. upenn. edu/women/marshall/ england/england. html. Ackroyd, Peter, Albion: The Origins of the British mind's eye (London, Chatto & Windus), 2002. Brewer’s Dictionary of word and myth, Millennium version (London, Cassell), 2001. Carey, John (ed. ), The Faber ebook of Reportage (London, Faber and Faber), 1987. Churchill, Winston S. , A heritage of the English-speaking Peoples, four volumes, delivery of england (London, Cassell), 2002. Davies, Norman, The Isles: A background (London, Papermac), 2000. Diamond, Jared, weapons, Germs and metal (London, Vintage), 1998. Dickens, Charles, A Child’s historical past of britain, (Oxford, Oxford college Press), 1998. Fernández-Armesto, Felipe, fact - A historical past and a advisor for the puzzled (London, Black Swan), 1998. Johnson, Paul, The Offshore Islanders: A heritage of the English humans (London, Phoenix), 1998. Lee, Christopher, This Sceptred Isle 55BC-1901 (London, Penguin Books), 1997. The Oxford spouse to British historical past, rev. and ed. John Cannon (Oxford, Oxford collage Press), 2002. Rogers, Everett M. , Diffusion of concepts (New York, The unfastened Press), 1995. Schama, Simon, A historical past of england, three volumes (London, BBC Worldwide), 2001-2. Scruton, Roger, England - an Elegy (London, Pimlico), 2001. powerful, Roy, the tale of england: A People’s background (London, Pimlico), 1998. robust, Roy, The Spirit of england: a story historical past of the humanities (London, Pimlico), 2000. Weir, Alison, Britain’s Royal households: the full family tree (London, Pimlico), 2002. wooden, Michael, looking for England: trips into the English earlier (London, Penguin Books), 2000. extra studying AND locations to go to Simon Schama’s landmark television sequence A background of england has now been observed by means of a guidebook to the old websites proven on display - and to many extra. It opens with Iron Age villages and the Avebury stone circles and progresses to the nice castles of Edward I. English background and the nationwide belief are the 2 significant custodians of our ancient treasures, whose information are set out on their web pages: www. English-Heritage. org. united kingdom; www. nationaltrust. org. united kingdom. Davidson, Martin, A Visitor’s consultant to A background of england (London, BBC Worldwide), 2002. c. 7150 BC: Cheddar guy The bones of Cheddar guy may be noticeable on the average background Museum in London. there's a reproduction of his skeleton at Gough’s collapse Cheddar, Somerset, a part of the exhibition ‘Cheddar guy and the Cannibals’: www. cheddarcaves. co. united kingdom. See www. ucl. ac. uk/boxgrove for information of the excavation of Britain’s very earliest human continues to be, the half-million-year-old legbone stumbled on at Boxgrove in Sussex.

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