Books tagged: british history

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Don Cockell Heavyweight Boxing Contender From England
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
World heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano fought British Empire champion Don Cockell on May 16, 1955 at San Francisco's old Kezar Stadium. The bout was not regarded as much of a test for Marciano in the pre-fight newspapers leading up to the event. It was the American's 5th title defense. Even British commentators failed to anticipate the highly competitive contest that was about to be staged.
The Somerley Portrait: A Portrait Of Catherine Carey By Levina Teerlinc.
Price: Free! Words: 32,380. Language: British English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
'The Somerley Portrait: A Portrait Of Catherine Carey By Levina Teerlinc' is an historical essay considering the origin and purchase of a little known Tudor contemporary portrait owned by the Earls of Normanton, known popularly as "The Somerley Portrait".
Butterworth's Brigade
Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 85,810. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Europe, Fiction » Young adult or teen » War
A 1990s book is designed to inform the reader of details of ’The Second World War.’ Butterworth’s Brigade is a story within a story about the education of children who rebel in the classroom and in particular, how a mad-cap Brigadier positively affects their life and attitudes when he engineers their compulsory education in which the action of ’The ‘Second World War’ is played out daily.
The Lion and the Rose, Book One: William Rising
Series: The Lion and the Rose, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,840. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
William of Normandy: visionary, ambitious, indomitable, cunning. . . the man who would change the destinies of England and France forever. William Rising tells his story as never before, from crippling childhood loss, political treachery, and adolescent betrayal, to the making of a conqueror.
Black Country
Series: The Asbury Triptych. Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 288,060. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Black Country is the story of the early life in England of British preacher, Francis Asbury, the George Washington of American Christianity. The opening book of The Asbury Triptych Series sets in the rugged West-Midlands of England, the iron-working capital of 18th-century Great Britain. The story delivers a portion of Francis Asbury's life never written about before.
The Outlander King
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 161,580. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The story of The Lion and the Rose continues with the tale of two remarkable women: Aislinn, a seventeen-year-old English girl caught up in the army of the “outlander king,” the man who will become known as William the Conqueror, and Selma Murray, an American graduate student at Oxford University, researching her mysterious chronicle almost nine hundred years later.
The Hammer of the Scots
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » War
Scotland was eventually victorious in their war for independence, but what were the causes for the war, and why should an already independent nation need to reestablish its sovereignty? Scots today view Edward I as a cruel tyrant and cannot bear for his name to be spoken, some going so far as to write plays as a testament to his cruelty, while many English view him as a national hero.