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The Sieges of Newark 1643/6
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,040. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
A book dedicated to the four sieges of Newark during the English Civil War, the last of which marked the collapse of Royalist power in the Midlands.
Toulouse - 1814
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 19. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,600. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
By the spring of 1814 the Peninsular War was nearing its climax. The British army under Wellington was invading southern France, but they were faced by a larage French army under the cunning French Marshal Soult. Wellington’s attack on Toulouse was to prove to be one of his hardest fought actions.
The History of Waterloo Station
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,060. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads, Nonfiction » History » European
The definitive history of Britain’s busiest rail terminal, written by a long term commuter to the station and bulging with illustrations.
The Sieges of Leicester 943 & 1645
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,110. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
A book dedicated to the three sieges of Leicester in 943 and in the summer of 1645, events that saw much of the medieval city razed to the ground and hundreds of citizens killed.
The Huguenots in London
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012 by Hazlett Lynch. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
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A snapshot of the history of Huguenot refugees from France when they settled in London in the 17th and 18th centuries. Catholic Louis XIV had persecuted the Protestants and they were forced to flee their homes to save their lives. Many came to London, though some continued to Ireland. This story zooms in on one such central London church.
The Siege of Badajoz 1812
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 23. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,970. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
The bloodiest siege of the Napoleonic Wars was the 1812 attack on Badajoz by Wellington’s British army in the Peninsular War. Not only were the casualties among combatants heavy, but the subsequent sack of the city saw brutality, murder and rape on an unprecedented scale.
Broken Reed: The Lords of Gower and King John
Series: Stories of Medieval Gower. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: British English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » European
King John's brutal treatment of William de Breos led to rebellion by many of the great barons and was the final spark that lit the fire of Magna Carta.
The Battle of Northampton 1460
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
(5.00 from 1 review)
A book about the bloody Battle of Northampton, a key turning point in the Wars of the Roses fought in 1460.
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 Losecoat Field 1470
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,100. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
A book dedicated to the only battle ever fought in Rutland - the Battle of Losecoat Field, a turning point in the Wars of the Roses.
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.
A Most Faithful Attendant
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,790. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Tita Falcieri is connected to our most popular historical subjects – notably Byron, Shelley and Disraeli. But never before has his life story been published.
Maggie Wall—The Witch Who Never Was
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 16,210. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2013 by The New Curiosity Shop. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
A remarkable and striking B-listed roadside cross in Perthshire in Scotland is painted with the words ‘MAGGIE WALL BURNT HERE AS A WITCH 1657′ Maggie Wall has subsequently become the most famous witch in Scotland, featuring in folklore, folk history and modern pagan belief alike. Which is strange, seeing as she never existed. This is the story of the Witch Who Never Was.
The English Difference?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,610. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
A short history of the English Constitution for people who want to know why England is so different to Europe.
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.
Elizabeth I: A Short Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,540. Language: British English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » European
A short and concise biography of Elizabeth I, discussing her reign and the events that happened during this period of history. This book also includes brief biographies of some of the key figures in her reign.
Lambourn Valley Railway - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 10. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,870. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
A charming history of one of the long closed rural branch lines on the Great Western Railway. The Lambourn Valley was one of the most quintessentially English branch lines in the days of steam.
Welsh Legends and Myths
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,160. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A collection of sixty four entertaining Welsh legends, gathered from across Wales. Previously published in four volumes as ‘Legends and Myths from Wales’.