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Stockcross & Bagnor Station - Stations of the Great Western Railway
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
A dedicated history of one of this rural station on the Great Western Railway. Stockcross and Bagnor Station no more. This once bustling rural branch line station closed in the 1960s. Steam engines once chuffed up the long gradient from Newbury, stopped at Stockcross and Bagnor and then pushed on to Lambourn at the end of the line.
The Battle of Lincoln 1141
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A book dedicated to the Battle of Lincoln that marked a turning point in the Wars of Anarchy during the reign of King Stephen in the 12th century.
Eastbury Halt - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / Pictorial
A beguiling history of one of the long vanished stations on the Great Western Railway. Eastbury Halt was never one of the busiest stations on the GWR, and now is no more. There were often more milk churns on the platform than passengers, but the station still had a special place in this tiny village and occupied one of the most scenic sites of any railway station.
The Battle of Wimbledon (568) - A Bretwalda Battle
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: British English. Published: July 14, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages, Nonfiction » History » European
In the chaos that engulfed Britain after the “Age of Arthur”, one battle stands out. This was a key battle fought in the heart of the Dark Ages for control of southern Britain that pitched the King of Kent against the leader of the Romano-Britons. The victory won here decided the fate of Britain for a generation.
Great Shefford - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
An engaging history of one of the lost branch line stations on the Great Western Railway. Great Shefford Station is no more. Although it was once a bustling village station with a thriving trade in timber felled in nearby woods, there is little left on the ground to show where this railway station once stood.
Welsh Legends and Myths
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,180. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A collection of eighty entertaining Welsh legends, gathered from across Wales. Previously published in five volumes as ‘Legends and Myths from Wales’.
Niall of the Nine Hostages - Celtic Twilight
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
In this book historian Oliver Hayes goes back to the original legends, old manuscripts and seeks to disentangle fact from legend to reveal the true character and career of that greatest of early Irish High Kings - Niall of the Nine Hostages.
The Battle of Chesterfield 1266
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
A book dedicated to the Battle of Chesterfield that ended the Baronial Wars of King Henry III against Simon de Montfort.
The Battle of Portland 1653
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
The turning point in the 1st Anglo-Dutch War the Battle of Portland raged for three days off the south coast of England and ended in a decisive victory for the English fleet.
Speen for Donnington - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A dedicated history of one of the vanished Great Western Railway stations that closed in the 1960s. Speen for Donnington Station once had its own full time staff and a thriving traffic of passengers and agricultural produce. Now the station is gone. This is the story of the station and the communities it served.
East Garston - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
An enjoyable history of one of the long vanished branch line stations on the Great Western Railway. East Garston is no more. The site remains, but there is little to show where this once bustling village railway station and its level crossing once stood. East Garston handled a wide variety of agricultural freight, as well as passengers and parcels.
Bloody Mary: Queen of England
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » History » European
Mary Tudor was a princess who should have been a queen. But her father shunned and disowned her because she was not a boy. After the deaths of her father and half brother, she had to fight those in power who sought to keep her off the throne. Eventually crowned Queen of England, her battles to abolish her father’s new church and return England to Roman Catholicism eaarned her the name Bloody Mary.
The Lost Tomb of King Arthur
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,000. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
In about the year 1190 monks at Glastonbury Abbey in Somerset claimed that they had found the tomb of King Arthur. The discovery is today routinely dismissed as a crude hoax worked by monks greedy for the money that would come from a stream of pilgrims visiting the tomb. But was it a hoax? And if Arthur was not buried in Glastonbury, where was he buried?
Chronicles of the Coast
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,120. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A mystical historical evocation of British history for teenagers, from Prehistoric hunters in forgotten forests, Romans in toppled towns, Saxon saints, Viking voyagers, medieval monks, charismatic Cavaliers, witch-burners, rioters, soldiers and a host of others.
Downton: 7000 years of an English village
Price: Free! Words: 45,550. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Much more than just a history of one old Wiltshire village this is the story - all 7000 years of it - of rural England from its beginnings to the present. People lived in Downton when Stonehenge was built and probably helped. Today it is a busy, happy home for their descendants.
Lancelot - The Truth behind the Legend - Celtic Twilight
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Of all the Knights of the Round Table, none is so famous as Sir Lancelot. He is both the finest of the Arthurian knights, and the worst. He is the champion of the Round Table, and the reason for its destruction. He is loyal, yet treacherous. Noble, but base. His is a complex character that combines the best and worst of the world of chivalry in one person.
Battle of Bailen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,780. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Battle of Bailen set Europe alight. For years the magnificent, tough and superbly equipped armies of Napoleon Bonaparte had marched unchecked across Europe. But at Bailen a French army was fought to a standstill and forced to surrender by a small Spanish force led by an inexperienced commander.
The Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,650. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo was a savage affair, fought as part of the Peninsular War that pitched Britain’s Duke of Wellington against Napoleon’s French Marshals.
Welford Park - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
A well researched history of one of closed branch line stations on the Great Western Railway. Welford Park Station is no more. This was once the busiest of all the stations on the Lambourn Valley Line serving as it did the huge RAF base nearby as well as the village of Welford. But
The Battle of Nibley Green
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
On a spring morning in 1470 the peace of Gloucestershire was shattered by the sounds of battle. The Wars of the Roses had come to this peaceful corner of southwestern England in spectacular and bloody fashion.